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That level of violence — the most shooting victims since 2016 — was “intolerable,” Mayor Brandon Johnson said Tuesday.
William Hair, 35, was gunned down early Saturday in the 500 block of West Surf Street in Lake View — one of at least three shootings in the neighborhood over the Memorial Day weekend.
Peter Bella, 70, says you don’t really see anything until you get out and walk around.
It was the deadliest Memorial Day weekend in Chicago in eight years.
The teen was standing on a sidewalk Monday night when a white SUV pulled up and an occupant began shooting, according to police. The teen was hospitalized in good condition.
Alicja Pierzchala said Monday that her dog, Peppa, was home safe. Last week, a person put a gun to her head and fled with the dog. Pierzchala suffered injuries in the attack.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle reflected on the complicated story of Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, the Illinois native and Civil War general who founded the holiday. Monday’s event was at Logan’s statue in Grant Park.
The man, 20, was walking in the 9800 block of South Avenue L when someone opened fire.
Arnel Smith, 64, was charged with first degree murder and concealing a homicide. The woman’s body was discovered in the 5700 block of West Chicago Avenue,
The group were standing on the sidewalk in the 9100 block of South Harper Avenue when someone in a black car that was passing by fired shots around 1:40 a.m.
The woman, 50 accidentally shot herself in the 1200 block of South Western Avenue and drove herself to a hospital, police said. She’s listed in good condition.
Sian Carter, 20, was found unresponsive in the 500 block of Rebecca Lane, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
In Rogers Park, shortly after 6 p.m., a 2-year-old girl found a gun in the 1500 block of West Jonquil Terrace. It went off, striking her in the hand, police said. She was listed in good condition at an Evanston hospital, police said.
Mr. Abramson, after decades of keeping it to himself, got to a place where he finally was able to tell his wartime tale.
Is another city trying to get in on Chicago’s action? A bright patch of green was spotted in Venice’s Grand Canal on Sunday, looking very much like the Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day.
The men were in the 600 block of West Barry Avenue, police said. Two were in good condition and one was in serious condition.
The 26-year-old man was shot in the back while leaving a gas station in the 500 block of East 67th Street, police said.
The teen was with a group of people in the 7000 block of South Ada Street when shots were fired, police said.
Johnathan Salgado, 22, was shot in the 2400 block of South Homan Avenue, police said.
Thousands of fans descended on Chicago’s Grant Park for a two-day festival celebrating reggaeton and other Latin music courtesy of Feid, Arcangel and Wisin & Yandel and more.
William Hair, 35, was shot in the chest about 2:15 a.m. in the 500 block of West Surf Street, police said. The assailant pulled up in a car, got out and fired at Hair.
All 22 of Chicago’s beaches opened Friday. Beachgoers can now swim from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Labor Day.
The crash happened in the 4800 block of West Jackson Boulevard, police said.
A boy, 17, and an 18-year-old man were getting into a car when someone walked up to them and began shooting.
The boy was in an alley about 4 p.m. when someone fired shots, striking him in the foot.
Most of those getting away will be hitting the road, with travel likely to peak Friday, AAA said.