December 23, 2013 |
South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in South Shore. A half hour later, a 41-year-old man was shot to death in the 6700 block of South East End Avenue, police said. South Shore has logged 30 homicides so far this year, up from 20 killings last year, RedEye found. Also Thursday, gunshots killed a 27-year-old man in the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue in Gage Park; a 19-year-old man in the...
December 8, 2013 |
Chicago on Sunday surpassed 400 homicides for the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in the 5600 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue in Austin, according to the Tribune. This was the 400th Chicago homicide of the year, RedEye determined. A 22-year-old man was shot to death later Sunday in the 300 block of West 60th Place in Englewood, the Tribune reported. Chicago reached 400 homicides in 2012 on Sept. 24 and in 2011 on Nov. 15. Homicides are down 19 percent year-to-date compared to the same period...
November 20, 2013 |
Two women were killed in homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 37-year-old woman was fatally struck by a car Sunday in the 1100 block of North Mason Avenue in Austin, according to officials. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death a homicide. Three days earlier, a 24-year-old woman was shot to death in the 6600 block of South Stony Island Avenue in Woodlawn, police said. Female homicide victims account for about 12 percent of the 386 homicide victims this year, as of Wednesday afternoon.
October 16, 2013 |
Chicago today logged its 350th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Two men were shot to death today in the 10500 block of South Lafayette Avenue in Roseland, the Tribune reported. Chicago reached 350 homicides in 2012 on Aug. 21 and in 2011 on Oct. 19, RedEye determined. Homicides are down 18 percent versus 2012 and up 3 percent versus 2011, according to RedEye data.
October 10, 2013 |
Chicago recorded three homicides by stabbing in four days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A woman was found stabbed to death Wednesday in the 1300 block of West Thorndale Avenue in Edgewater, according to officials. A day earlier, a 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed in the 4200 block of North Damen Avenue in North Center, police said. On Sunday, a 19-year-old man was killed in the 7600 block of South Carpenter Street in Auburn Gresham, according to officials.