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7-Year-Old Amari Brown Killed in Chicago Fourth of July Holiday Gun Violence (Photo Credit: ABC 7 News Video Screengrab)

7-Year-Old Amari Brown Killed in Chicago Fourth of July Holiday Gun Violence

Seven-year-old Amari Brown killed, 27 shot, two others killed in Chicago in July Fourth gun violence in 8-hour-span. Three people are dead, including 7-year-old Amari Brown, and 27 people injured in an eight-hour time span in Fourth of July holiday gun violence in Chicago. Brown was killed in Humboldt Park […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
Carlos Johnson, 17, charged in slaying of Demario Bailey, 15 (Photo credit: Chicago Tribune Video screengrab)

Carlos Johnson, 17, Charged in Shooting Death of Demario Bailey, 15

Carlos Johnson, 17, has been charged in the shooting death of 15-year-old Demario Bailey.  He has a bond hearing on Monday. Police investigators say, Johnson fatally shot Demario Bailey after he came to the aid of his twin brother when robbers jumped them trying to steal a his jacket. The brothers were […]

by Janet Shan· · Crime
17-Year-Old Tariq Purnell Killed in Chicago Shooting

17-Year-Old Tariq Purnell Killed in Chicago Shooting

CHICAGO GUN VIOLENCE:  Tariq Purnell, 17, of Joliet, and 30-year-old Keon Kelly of Lockport, and another person wounded in a shooting in Joliet last night. Police say the victims were ambushed in a driveway in the 400 block of Strong Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. No suspects are […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Crime
Teen Jahkel Clark Killed, Another Wounded in Chicago Lawn Shooting

Teen Jahkel Clark Killed, Another Wounded in Chicago Lawn Shooting

Holiday Gun Violence:  Jahkel Clark, 16, was fatally shot, another teen wounded after gunfire erupted in the 3100 block of West 64th Street in the Chicago Lawn area Friday afternoon. Jahkel Clark was shot in the head and pronounced deceased at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Crime
ArrowStream CEO Steven LaVoie in Critical Condition After Workplace Shooting

ArrowStream CEO Steven LaVoie in Critical Condition After Workplace Shooting

ArrowStream CEO Steven LaVoie is in critical condition after recently demoted executive Anthony DeFrances shot him inside the building before turning the gun on himself in an apparent suicide. The shooting occurred on the 17th floor of the Bank of America building at 231 S. LaSalle Street in Chicago. Chicago […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News
13-Year-Old Samuel Walker Killed, 6 Shot in Drive-by Shooting on Chicago's West Side (Credit: Video screengrab)

13-Year-Old Samuel Walker Killed, 6 Shot in Drive-by Shooting on Chicago’s West Side

Gun violence rocked Chicago for yet another weekend. Samuel Walker, 13, was fatally shot, six others wounded, Friday evening in what police have called a drive-by shooting on the city’s west side. Separately, a 3-year-old boy was among a total of 10 people shot in throughout Chicago as of Friday […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Crime
40 Shot, 4 Killed Including 11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams, in Chicago Weekend Violence

40 Shot, 4 Killed Including 11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams, in Chicago Weekend Violence

About 40 people were shot, four killed in Chicago weekend violence. At least 18 people were shot in a little more than 12 hours overnight, bringing the total to 40 since Friday afternoon, NBC News reports. Among the victims was 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was gunned down inside a Chicago […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News
11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams Dies After Being Shot in Head During Sleepover

11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams Dies After Being Shot in Head During Sleepover

TRAVESTY:  11-year-old Shamiya Adams died after being shot in the head during a sleepover at her best friend’s home in the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue in Chicago. Adams and a group of her friends were set to make s’mores during a sleepover Friday night when a bullet came […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Crime
Chicago Teen Alante Vallejo Killed Less Than a Week After High School Graduation

Chicago Teen Alante Vallejo Killed Less Than a Week After High School Graduation

Alante Vallejo, 18, was gunned down Friday afternoon on the Rogers Park block, located on Chicago’s Far North Side. He graduated from Evanston Township High School less than a week ago. Vallejo was shot in the stomach in the 1900 block of West Howard Street. He was taken to Presence […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Crime
Pregnant Woman Among 3 People Injured in Chicago Highway Shooting

Pregnant Woman Among 3 People Injured in Chicago Highway Shooting

A 24-year-old pregnant woman was among three people injured in a shooting early Saturday morning in a Chicago highway shooting. Illinois State Police said a 2008 Buick SUV broke down just before 1:30 a.m. on a southbound ramp off the Dan Ryan Expressway, when a gunman opened fired into the […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Chicago News