Post Tagged with: "gun violence in Chicago"

Dwayne Duckworth and Miguel Tharpe Killed, 10 Injured in Chicago Gun Violence

The gun violence continues to escalate in Chicago with two people killed, 10 injured overnight. Dwayne Duckworth, 42,  was shot to death in the 2000 block of West 70th Place at about 2:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, the Chicago Sun Times reports. Police said his death appeared to be gang-related. In […]

82-Year-Old Catherine Glenn and Two Others Killed, 10 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Violence

CHICAGO WEEKEND VIOLENCE:  Three people were killed and at least 10 wounded during another weekend of violence in Chicago. Catherine Glenn, 82, was found dead in her South Shore home early Sunday following a domestic-related incident, the Sun Times reports. A person of interest is being questioned. Separately, Ronald Baskin […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Crime News

Chicago Teen Cornelius German Murdered Near President Obama’s Kenwood Home

Another teen has been murdered near President Obama’s Chicago home. Cornelius German,15, was murdered Monday night just four blocks from President Obama’s Kenwood home. This murder is a reminder of the deaths of Hadiya Pendleton and Rashad Pratt, who were murdered near the President’s home. Cornelius German, whose nickname was […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Crime News

Chicago Resident Shirley Chambers Loses Fourth Child, Ronnie Chambers, to Gun Violence

SMH:  Shirley Chambers lost her fourth child, Ronnie Chambers, to gun violence. Ronnie Chambers, AKA Scooby, who has a history of drug and weapons convictions, was shot in the head and killed in the 1100 block of South Mozart, the Chicago Sun Times reports. He was killed while sitting in a […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Gun Violence

Lavonshay Cooper Killed, Another Person Wounded in Shooting on I-94

Chicago Gun Violence: Lavonshay Cooper was fatally shot, another injured in an early morning shooting on Interstate 94 near Canalport Avenue, the Chicago Tribune reports. This comes as 10 people were shot, two died in gunfire in Chicago on Saturday. Lavonshay Cooper was travelling with three other men in a […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Gun Violence
Christmas Gun Violence:  One Dead in Louisville, Seven Hurt, Five Critical in Shooting in Chicago

Christmas Gun Violence: One Dead in Louisville, Seven Hurt, Five Critical in Shooting in Chicago

GUN VIOLENCE:  One male in his 20s was killed overnight in Louisville, KY, the third in the past three days. The man was shot and killed in the 2400 block of Portland Avenue Christmas morning. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. His name has not been released, pending […]

by Janet Shan· · Gun Violence
URGENT:  Chicago Police Need Your Help in Solving the Murder of Rashad Pratt

URGENT: Chicago Police Need Your Help in Solving the Murder of Rashad Pratt

The police have still not solved the murder of Rashad Pratt, who was gunned down in the early morning hours of August 26, 2012, on the corner of 91st and East End in Chicago. We still need your help in solving this crime. On Saturday, Crime Stoppers and Rashad’s family […]

by Janet Shan· · Crime News
Chicago Gun Violence:  Rashad Pratt Murdered in His Car Not Far From President Obama’s Chicago Home

Chicago Gun Violence: Rashad Pratt Murdered in His Car Not Far From President Obama’s Chicago Home

I first reported on the untimely death of Chicago resident Rashad Pratt Sunday, but I am appealing to the public  for help in solving his murder. When I first reported on the murder, it was in the context of the alarming rise in gun violence in Chicago, President Obama’s home […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Murder Charges
Chicago’s Growing Problem with Gun Violence Deserves Intervention from Federal Government

Chicago’s Growing Problem with Gun Violence Deserves Intervention from Federal Government

The recent spate of gun violence which took place in Chicago over the weekend, taking the life of Rashad Pratt and injuring four teens, underscores the need for politicians to get involved and do something about it. I and others in the non-violence movement have been creating awareness of the […]

by Harriet Cammock· · Gun Violence, Latest News
Rashad Pratt Killed, 16 Others, Including Four Teens, Wounded in Gun Violence in Chicago in Last 24 Hrs

Rashad Pratt Killed, 16 Others, Including Four Teens, Wounded in Gun Violence in Chicago in Last 24 Hrs

GUN VIOLENCE RISING: The gun violence continues to rage in certain pockets across the U.S., including Chicago where Rashad Pratt was killed and at least 16 others wounded across the city between Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Rashad Pratt was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds inside a SUV parked near the […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Gun Violence