Man Shot To Death On Near West Side

By The Chicago Times Staff

November 13, 2022

CHICAGO – A man was shot multiple times on the Near West Side early Sunday morning.

Around 2:40 am, police responded to shots fired in the 2200 block of West Walnut Street.  On scene, police encountered a shooter who fled in a gray sedan and a 28-year-old male victim that was shot 2-3 times in the back.  The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

South Side: 3 Shot, 1 Murdered In Roseland

By Edward LaSalle, The Chicago Times

November 11, 2022

CHICAGO – Three people were shot with one murdered on Thursday in the Roseland neighborhood.

Chicago police said two males and a female were on the sidewalk around 2:50 pm outside of the McDonald’s on 95th Street and Lafayette Avenue when an unknown gunman opened fire on the victims.

A male victim, 29, was wounded in the torso and taken to a local hospital where he later died.

A second male victim, 27, was wounded in the back and is listed in good condition.

A female victim, 49, was shot in the right arm and is listed in serious condition.

No suspect is in custody.

Pilsen: Teenager Shot In Moving Car

By The Chicago Times Staff

November 11, 2022

CHICAGO – A teenager was shot while riding in a car Thursday night in Pilsen.

According to police, the 16-year-old victim was in a car traveling in the 2000 block of South Carpenter Street around 8:40 pm.  The victim claims he witnessed a man and woman standing on the sidewalk on South Carpenter Street. The man allegedly pulled  a gun out of the woman’s purse and opened fire on the vehicle occupied by the victim.  The victim was wounded in the neck and taken to an area hospital where he is listed in fair condition.

US Representative Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia To Challenge Embattled Lightfoot

By P. J. McNeal, The Chicago Times

November 10, 2022

CHICAGO – US Representative Jesus Garcia announced his campaign Thursday to challenge Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Garcia, 66, joins eleven other candidates looking to defeat Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who is seeking a second term.  Garcia ran against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.

“People are still living paycheck to paycheck. Many live in fear of losing their homes of losing their livelihood, of losing their loved ones. We need and deserve a safer, kinder and more prosperous Chicago for all.” Garcia said in a statement.

Garcia represents the 4th district of Illinois at the federal level.

Lightfoot will face the following candidates: State Rep. Kam Buckner, CPD veteran Frederick Collins, community activist Ja’Mal Green, Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson, Ald. Sophia King, Ald. Raymond Lopez, Ald. Roderick Sawyer, former CPS CEO Paul Vallas and businessman Willie Wilson.

Three Shot On North Side

By J. J. Quincannon, The Chicago Times

November 10, 2022

CHICAGO –  Three men were shot, one fatally, on Wednesday night in Rogers Park on Chicago’s North Side.

According to police, around 8:50 pm, the three victims were standing on the sidewalk near North Clark Street and West Wallen Avenue when shots were fired by an unknown gunman.

A 29-year-old victim was wounded in the chest and taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A 43-year-old victim was shot in the abdomen and taken to an area hospital and is listed in fair condition.

A 48-year-old victim was shot in the face and taken to an area hospital and is listed in fair condition.

String Of Armed Robberies Reported In Humboldt Park, East Garfield Park, And Austin

By James R. Scott, The Chicago Times

November 9, 2022

CHICAGO –  Chicago Police have issued an alert about a string of violent armed robberies on Chicago’s West and Northwest Sides

The CPD alert reported that 15 armed robberies have been reported across Humboldt Park, East Garfield Park, and Austin since late October.  One victim reported being pistol-whipped during a robbery, while another reported being shot at during another robbery.

CPD reported robberies took place in the following locations:

  • 2:23 am October 21 in the 3400 block of West Huron Street in East Garfield Park
  • 6:50 am October 21 in the 1000 block of North Trumbull Avenue in Humboldt Park
  • 6:55 am October 21 in the 1100 block of North Monticello Avenue in Humboldt Park
  • 7:00 am October 21 in the 1100 block of North Monticello Avenue in Humboldt Park
  • 6:00 am on Oct 26 in the 1000 block of North Lawndale Avenue in Humboldt Park
  • 6:30 am October 26 in the 3500 block of West Thomas Street in Humboldt Park
  • 5:43 am October 29 in the 1000 block of North Central Park Avenue in Humboldt Park
  • 6:00 am October 29 in the 500 block of North Springfield in East Garfield Park
  • 8:00 am October 29 in the 3300 block of West Huron Street in East Garfield Park
  • 8:52 am October 29 in the 3700 block of West Huron Street in East Garfield Park
  • 1:12 am November 4 in the 1000 block of North Pulaski Road in Humboldt Park
  • 1:39 am November 4 in the 700 block of South Cicero Avenue in Austin
  • 9:10 pm November 4 in the 1000 block of North Lawndale Avenue in Humboldt Park
  • 1:30 pm November 6 in the 600 block of North St. Louis Avenue in East Garfield Park
  • 1:50 pm November 6 in the 600 block of North St. Louis Avenue in East Garfield Park