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Showing posts with label Calumet Heights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Calumet Heights. Show all posts

Saturday, November 16, 2013

15-year-old boy shot on Southeast Side

A  15-year-old boy was shot in the neck while walking in the Calumet Heights neighborhood Friday evening.
About 6:35 p.m., shots rang out as the boy was walking with someone else in the 1900 block of East 95th Street.
The boy was shot in the neck and taken to Comer Children's Hospital, where his condition was stabilized

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Woman critically injured, her dog killed in attack by 3 pitbulls (More violence from the non-violent breed)

A woman was critically injured and her dog killed when they were attacked by three other dogs while out for a walk this evening in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.
The woman was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in critical condition following the attack in the 8700 block of South Cregier Avenue this evening.
The woman was walking her dog on Cregier about 6:30 p.m. when three other dogs attack hers, and she tried to stop them. The woman was severely injured in the attack
The owner of the three dogs tried to intervene too, and also was injured.
The second woman, age 23, was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where her condition was stabilized.
The three dogs were taken into the custody of the city's Commission on Animal Care and Control

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Shootings in Chicago August 20, 21, 2013

25-year-old man shot in Englewood
In  the shooting, a 25-year-old man was shot in both feet when at least one person opened fire from a moving vehicle in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood.
The man was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County after the drive-by, which happened about 12:20 a.m. in the 5600 block of South Shields Avenue. His condition was stabilized.
17-year-old boy shot in Lakeview
At about 12:15 a.m. in the Lakeview neighborhood, a 17-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to the ankle in the 3100 block of North Hoyne Avenue. The boy was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.
Police said he was not cooperating with investigators and that his injury may have been self-inflicted.
23-year-old man shot in South Chicago
At 10:49 p.m. Tuesday, a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 2700 block of East 87th Street
21-year-old man shot in South Chicago
At 10:50 p.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old man was shot in the arm and neck in the 8800 block of South Escanaba Avenue. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
19-year-old man shot in Calumet Heights
At about 10:40 p.m., a gunman approached a 19-year-old man in the 9000 block of South Yates Boulevard. The 19-year-old tried to run away, but the assailant opened fire, striking him in the arm.
The man was taken to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized
Male shot in Englewood during robbery
A male patient arrived at St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center after being shot in the 7200 block of South Green Street. The victim, whose age and condition were not released, had been shot in the groin
The robbery happened about 10:40 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Green Street. A 30-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle when an armed assailant entered the vehicle through the passenger's side and demanded his chain necklace.
Both people stepped out of the car, and the 30-year-old handed over the necklace. The assailant then shot the man in the groin and fled on foot
Man shot in South Austin
A  47-year-old man was shot this evening in the South Austin Neighborhood.
The shooting happened on the 500 block of North Pine Avenue at about 7:40 p.m.
The man was shot in the lower back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition had stabilized
33-year-old man shot in Rogers Park
The shooting about 2:15 a.m., police found a 33-year-old man lying in the 1600 block of West Morse Avenue, bleeding from gunshot wounds to the hip and stomach.
Police would later learn someone had opened fire after an argument about gang affiliations.
The injured man was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition was stabilized.
18-year-old shot in Marquette Park
In  another shooting at 5:37 p.m. in the 2400 block of West 70th Street , someone shot an 18-year-old man in the buttocks.
The 18-year-old was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition
 26-year-old man shot in Chicago Lawn
In  an attack at 5:05 p.m., a 26-year-old man was in his vehicle when an unknown gunman riding a bicycle confronted him and shot him in the abdomen on the 2800 block of West 64th Street.
The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition has stabilized
Man shot in Englewood
At about 9 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Hoyne Avenue in the city's West Englewood neighborhood, another person was shot.
The victim on Hoyne, a male of an unknown age, was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious to critical condition

Friday, August 16, 2013

Shootings in Chicago August 15, 16, 2013

15-year-old girl, 16-year-old boy and man shot in Park Manor
A  15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy were shot as they left a basketball game around 11:30 p.m. just east of Martin Luther King Drive in the Park Manor neighborhood. A 49-year-old man was also shot.
The 16-year-old was in critical condition with a chest wound at Stroger Hospital and the 15-year-old was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, suffering from a leg wound. The man walked into the University of Chicago Hospital with a gunshot wound to the groin and also in good condition.
The three were shot by at least one gunman who fired from a nearby alley.
 
Two 15-year-old boys shot in Bronzeville
Two 15-year-old boys were shot in the 3800 block of South Vincennes Avenue in the Ida B. Wells/Darrow Homes neighborhood. One was taken to Comer Children's Hospital with a wound to the leg and the other taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center with a graze wound to the shoulder
 27-year-old man shot in South Chicago
Around 9:25 p.m., a 27-year-old man was shot in the 8500 block of South Oglesby Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood. He was in critical condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with wounds to the neck and chest
52-year-old man shot in west Pullman
A  52-year-old man was wounded around 1:20 a.m. Thursday in the West Pullman neighborhood. The man was shot in the 11500 block of South State Street and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition with a wound to the leg.
21 year old man shot in West Pullman
A man was shot and critically wounded in the West Pullman neighborhood, but apparently was driven by private car to a hospital instead of taken via ambulance.
The man, 21, walked into Roseland Hospital about 9:25 a.m., after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Police had to check the area for a crime scene, determining that the man likely was shot about 9:15 a.m. near 115th Street and Wentworth Avenue
2 people shot in Brainerd
Two people were wounded this afternoon in a shooting on the South Side in the city's Brainerd neighborhood.
The shooting happened shortly after 1 p.m. on the 9000 block of South Marshfield Avenue.
A male victim was shot in the buttocks and a woman, 34, was shot in the leg and buttocks
Man shot in West Pullman
At about 10:40 p.m. a man was shot in the 12600 block of South Eggleston Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood. He was shot in the abdomen and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center.
Man shot in Belmont Cragin
Someone shot a man in the face in the 1700 block of North Linder Avenue. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center
18 and 19 year old men shot in West Pullman
About 12:05 a.m., two teens were shot in the 12200 block of South Halsted Street in the West Pullman neighborhood. A 19-year-old man shot in the head was left in critical condition and another, 18, was shot in the right arm and taken to Metro South Medical Center
18-year-old man shot in canaryville
Someone shot a 18-year-old in the leg and back in the Canaryville neighborhood about 11:30 p.m. The man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County from the 4300 block of South Union Avenue.
16-year-old girl shot in Rosemoor
In the Rosemoor neighborhood about 10 p.m., a 16-year-old girl was shot in the leg in the 10100 block of South Prairie Avenue. She was outside with friends when someone across the street fired a gun toward her group
19-year-old man shot in Lawndale
 19-year-old man walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest about 9:30 p.m. He had been shot in the 2600 block of West 21st Place and dropped off at the hospital by a friend. He was in a group when he heard shots and felt pain
 15-year-old boy, 22-year-old man shot in Englewood
Two people were shot in Englewood about 9:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of west 73rd Street. A 15-year-old boy was hit in the leg and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and a 22-year-old was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital  with a wound to his buttocks. Police say they were on a porch when someone opened fire from a passing green car.
2 men shot in Calumet Heights
A shooting in the Calumet Heights neighborhood about 7:15 p.m. left two men wounded. The pair walked into Mercy Hospital & Medical Center - a 25-year-old with a wound to the wrist and a 35-year-old with a wound to the shoulder. Both are in good condition.
23-year-old man shot in Marquette Park
About 3:15 p.m., a 23-year-old man walked into Holy Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound to the wrist. He had been shot in the 7100 block of South Kedzie Avenue.
 30-year-old man  shot in the leg
About 3:07 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 5900 block of South Spaulding Avenue. He was stabilized at a local hospital
16 year old girl and man shot in Austin
Two people were shot in the South Austin neighborhood about 11:05 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Walton Street. They were shot near the corner of Cicero Avenue and Walton Street and taken to West Suburban Medical Center in good condition. A 16-year-old girl was shot in the leg and taken in an ambulance and a 21-year-old man showed up at the same hospital with a leg wound

Friday, June 28, 2013

Shooting in Chicago June 27-28, 2013

17-year-old boy shot in Roseland
At about 6:20 p.m., a 17-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 600 block of East 102nd Street. He walked into Roseland Hospital, and was considered in good condition
Man shot in Calumet Heights
At about 10:15 p.m., a man who was driving in the 9300 block of South Paxton Avenue was shot in the forearm. He walked into Advocate Trinity Hospital for treatment.
 17-year-old boy shot in Austin
At about 11:20 p.m., a 17-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to his leg in the 1100 block of North Parkside Avenue
25-year-old man shot in Austin
At 1:17 a.m., a 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in the 5000 block of West Chicago Avenue. He was taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment.
6 shot outside Uptown store
Someone shot six people who were standing outside J.J. Peppers Food Store in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.
All are expected to survive their wounds. The shots came from inside a passing dark sedan and it's not clear whether any in the group returned fire or whether any of the six wounded arrived at hospitals on their own.
Of the six wounded, three were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center: a 24-year-old man with a wound to his ankle, a 24-year-old man with wounds to his buttocks and a 23-year-old woman shot in both thighs.
A 30-year-old man shot in the right thigh was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, along with a 24-year-old man shot in the ankle. And a 22-year-old woman was grazed in her left knee and taken to Weiss Hospital.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

21-year-old man shot in Calumet Heights

At about 12:45 a.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the hand in the 2200 block of East 93rd Street.
The man was taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Woman shot in Calumet Heights neighborhood on South Side

A 32-year-old woman was shot near a South Side elementary school this afternoon while with her two children, including a baby she was carrying, but there were no reports of students or staff being injured.
Paramedics were sent to the 1600 block of East 93rd Street around 3:30 p.m., on the same block as the Amelia Earhart Elementary School.

The victim is a woman who was shot in the chest and sent to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.
The woman was carrying a baby when she was shot, but the child was not harmed. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, with the bullet travelling through her body.
The woman was shot in the 1700 block of East 93rd Street about 3:27 p.m., and her condition had been stabilized.
The victim told police she was walking up to a residence with her two children, a 1-year-old boy and a 7-year-old boy, when she heard what she thought were a series of fireworks.
After hearing another series, she felt a burning sensation to her chest and realized she’d been shot.
Police found a witness who told police while he was driving when he saw a gunman firing numerous shots at an male he did not know who was running southbound on Cornell Avenue from 93rd.
After hitting the woman, shots also pieced the front picture window of one home and upper level siding of another home.
The school was placed on lockdown by responding officers

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

21-year-old man shot in Calumet Heights

A 21-year-old man was shot Tuesday night in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.
About 6:15 p.m., the man was shot in the chest in the 8900 block of South Phillips Avenue.
The man was taken to Trinity Hospital in serious condition

Monday, February 4, 2013

Shootings in Chicago Feb. 3, 2013

19 year old man shot in Calumet Heights
A male believed to be about 19 years old was shot in the neck this evening in the South Side's Calumet Heights neighborhood.
The shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. in the 9200 block of South Essex Avenue, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien said.
Paramedics took the victim to a local hospital in serious condition.
30 year old man shot in Little Village
Someone shot a 30-year-old man in the head at 4:28 p.m. at 30th Street and Kedvale Avenue.
Zala said the man was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition
22-year-old man shot in Little Village
At about 3:00 p.m., a 22-year-old man was trying to get into his car in the 2700 block of West 24th Place when a gunman ran up to him and shot him in the face and back at 7:56 a.m..
The gunman fled and the victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition
37-year-old man shot in Little Village
At about 11:20 p.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the 2800 block of South Christiana Avenue in the Southwest Side's Little Village neighborhood.
Three males approached the man, with one of them yelling gang slogans and at least one firing shots.
The man sustained a gunshot wound to the stomach, and a bullet also grazed his head. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Off-duty officer carjacked on South Side

An off-duty officer was robbed of her SUV and several pieces of service equipment Monday night.
The carjacking happened shortly after 9 p.m. in the 9000 block of South Crandon Avenue, in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.
Police said the off-duty officer was approached by three people, one of whom had a black handgun.
The offenders reportedly made off with the officer's 2012 Buick Enclave, her police ID, and two bulletproof vests.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Boy, 15, wounded trying to carjack Chicago State police officer


A 15-year-old boy was shot and wounded after he and another teen used Twitter to lure an off-duty Chicago State University police officer to the South Side and then tried to carjack his SUV, The teens had arranged to meet the 37-year-old officer around 5 p.m. Monday in the 2200 block of East 87th Street to sell him a new iPhone. When the officer and a 16-year-old boy pulled up in a 2001 gray Toyota Sequoia, the 15-year-old pulled out a gun and shouted, "Give me everything or I’ll blow it up,’’.
The 15-year-old then ordered the officer to give him the keys to the SUV as a 17-year-old, Kurits Flowers, acted as lookout.
The officer identified himself and fired his gun, hitting the 15-year-old as the teens fled the scene with $150 and an iPhone they stole from the passenger .
The wounded teen was dropped off at Advocate Trinity Hospital. As he was being treated, authorities found a white iPhone 4 that was taken from the passenger and the $150.
The 15-year-old was placed under arrest and transferred to Stroger Hospital. After his release, he was placed in a lineup and identified by the victims.
Flowers was arrested as he tried to hide on a front porch in the 8700 block of South Crandon Avenue.
Both teens have been charged with felony armed robbery

Armed robber shot by off-duty Chicago State University Officer

An armed robbery suspect was shot and wounded by an off-duty police officer from the Chicago State University Police Department, around 7 p.m. in the 8700 block of South Luella Avenue.
The suspect was taken to Trinity Hospital.

Friday, November 9, 2012

19-year-old man shot in Calumet Heights

At 7:40 p.m. a 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Calumet Heights neighborhood. He was shot in the 9000 block of South Colfax Avenue, ran home, called police and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Decomposed body of female found in Calumet Heights

The decomposed body of a female was found by a utility worker this morning behind a building in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.
The body was found by a utility worker about 10:05 a.m. in the 9100 block of South Harper Avenue.
The body is believed to be a female but officials could not determine the name, age or home address of the woman. The body was found under tires at the rear of a building where the work was being done

Monday, September 24, 2012

Man shot dead in Calumet Heights

Delwin Harkness, of the 9100 block of South Phillips Avenue, was found shot at 4:23 p.m. near a red Ford Explorer SUV in the 9100 block of South Cornell Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.
He was found partially clothed on the ground face up outside the opened door of the SUV. Police are questioning two people in connection with that shooting and a gun was found during the investigation.
Harkness, was taken by ambulance to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, according to Chicago Fire Department Spokeswoman Meg Ahlheim. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital

Sunday, August 26, 2012

28-year-old man found shot dead in Calumet Heights

A 28-year-old man was found shot multiple times inside an SUV parked near the corner of 91st Street and South East End Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side at about 3 a.m.. The man was dead at the scene.
The man was identified as Rashad Pratt, 28, of the 9000 block of South Ridgeland Ave.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Man wounded in Calumet Heights shooting

A  man was wounded this afternoon in a shooting on the Far South Side in the city's Calumet Heights neighborhood.
The shooting happened shortly before 1:30 p.m. on the 9200 block of South Marquette Avenue.
The man suffered a wound to his left leg

Thursday, August 9, 2012

23-year-old man shot in Calumet Heights

A 23-year-old man was wounded after several men forced their way into his home in the 9300 block of South Paxton Avenue at about 5:50 a.m. He was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

22-year-old man shot in Calumet Heights

At about 12:47 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 9300 block of South Paxton Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, but became belligerent with officers who responded to a call of shots fired in the area. The man also became combative with medical personnel who responded to the scene and spat on a paramedic.
The man was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital for treatment. Neither he nor three other people who were with him when he was shot would cooperate with police, and he was expected to be charged with battery,

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Elderly man found stabbed to death in his home in Calumet Heights

A 75-year-old man was found fatally stabbed at a home in the 9000 block of South East End Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood just after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said. There were no signs of forced entry in the residence.
The man was later identified as Donald Ellens