Crime More than 600 people have been shot in Chicago this year

19:40  16 april  2018
19:40  16 april  2018 Source:   Chicago Tribune

At least 12 wounded in Chicago shootings Sunday through Monday

  At least 12 wounded in Chicago shootings Sunday through Monday <p></p><p>At least 12 people were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Sunday through early Monday, including an off-duty Dolton detective who was attacked as he walked up to his home on the South Side, according to police.</p>Darryl Hope was shot in the arm, in the abdomen and in the leg near the front porch of his home in the 7600 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood shortly after midnight, according to Chicago police and Dolton Police Chief Robert Collins.

More than 3,028 people have been shot so far this year in Chicago , surpassing the total for all of 2015—2,980. At this point last year , just 237 people were shot in the same district.

The city looks set to exceed 600 homicides by the end of 2016, an annual tally it hasn’t reached since 2003. The murder rate is already up 50% this year , and Chicago has recorded more homicides than New York and Los Angeles combined.

  More than 600 people have been shot in Chicago this year © John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune One person was killed and at least eight others were wounded by gunfire in Chicago over the weekend, bringing the number of people shot in the city this year to more than 600, according to data kept by the Tribune.

The first attack was reported around 3:40 a.m. Saturday after more than 24 hours without a shooting in Chicago, according to police.

A 40-year-old man was was shot in the chest and legs as he sat in a car in the 6600 block of South Minerva Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

The lone homicide occurred early the next morning in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. A 21-year-old man was shot around 4:50 a.m. Sunday in the 100 of North Lamon Avenue. Officers found him lying in the middle of the street with a gunshot wound to the face.

Grandmother to shooter who killed teen grandson: 'Turn yourself in'

  Grandmother to shooter who killed teen grandson: 'Turn yourself in' CHICAGO - Virvey Wilson woke up Sunday morning and thought it was strangely quiet in her West Side home.&nbsp;She typically woke up to her 16-year-old grandson, who she's raised since his mother died, making noise in the kitchen as he put together a bowl of cereal. She got up and checked his bedroom.

This year ’s toll is more than 66 percent higher than the same time last year , according to the Tribune. Through April 21, 2015, there were 600 people shot in Chicago ; through the same period in 2014, 483 people ; in 2013, 513 people ; in 2012, 667 people

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men shot to death in separate West Side incidents early Monday were part of a deadly weekend in Chicago that saw eight people killed and 49 others wounded in gun violence between And more than 1, 600 have been shot this year , according to Chicago Sun-Times data.

So far this year, at least 611 people have been shot in Chicago. That's substantially lower than the previous two years when gun violence hit record levels. At this time last year, the number was 901; in 2016, it was 946.

There have been at least 127 homicides this year, again fewer than last year at this time (171) and in 2016 (172). File photo of Chicago police cruisers. © Scott Olson/Getty Images File photo of Chicago police cruisers.

Masseuse accuses Marvel's Stan Lee of fondling himself .
A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017. Maria Carballo filed the lawsuit Monday seeking more than $50,000 in punitive damages and attorney fees from the 95-year-old comic book writer. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lee's attorney, Jonathan Freund, called the lawsuit "a shakedown" and says Lee denies the allegations. Carballo also filed a complaint with Chicago police, who are investigating. According to the complaint, Lee fondled himself during the first massage and moaned so much during the second that Carballo stopped the treatment.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!