Chicago Shooting Report (March 22-29)

The Chicago Shooting Report is a weekly list of shootings around the Chicago area compiled by The PHOENIX.

There are two important things to keep in mind. First, this list is not necessarily complete; some shootings may not have been reported or picked up by the media. Second, there will occasionally be overlap between weekly reports due to delays in reporting shootings. For example, the first two incidents in this week’s report occurred on March 21 but were not reported until late March 22.

There are three colored balloons on the map below. Red balloons indicate fatal shootings while yellow balloons indicate non-fatal shootings. To provide context for locations, the blue balloons represent Loyola’s two campuses, Lake Shore and Water Tower.

Here is the list for March 22 through March 29.

March 21 – (West Garfield Park) Two men were shot while standing in an alley on the 4300 block of West Jackson Boulevard when a maroon-colored minivan pulled up and opened fire. One of the men, Eugene Matheny, 52, was killed.

March 21 – (Near West Side) Three people, two 19-year-old men and a 16-year-old boy, were shot in a drive-by shooting on the 200 block of South Western Avenue. All are in stable condition.

March 22 – (West Pullman) Two women were shot, a 24-year-old in the knee and a 28-year-old in the foot, on the 600 block of West 124th Street. Both were listed in good condition.

March 22 – (West Pullman) A 34-year-old man was shot in his leg on the 12000 block of South Emerald Avenue.

March 22 – (South Shore) Police fired shots on the 7600 block of South Paxton Avenue. No one was shot.

March 22 – (South Shore) A 19-year-old man was shot at by police after he pointed a gun at officers on the 7700 block of South Luella Avenue.

March 23 – (West Pullman) Two women were wounded in a drive-by shooting at 118th Street and Parnell Avenue. One is in serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center, the other is in good condition.

March 23 – (Belmont Cragin) A 30-year-old man was shot in the hand on the 4600 block of West Cortland Street. He is in stable condition at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital.

March 23 – (Englewood) Three men were shot at West 61st Street and South Normal Boulevard. One man, a 39-year-old, was shot in the calf, a 42-year-old was shot in the ankle and a 36-year-old was shot in the thigh.

March 23 – (West Town) Two men were shot on the 700 block of North Sangamon Street. Both received wounds to the arm.

March 23 – (Hegewisch) A 25-year-old man was shot in the arm during an apparent robbery on the 13600 block of South Brainard Avenue by a known acquaintance.

March 24 – (K-Town) A man, 38, was inside his home on the 4000 block of West 21st Place when another member of the household got a threatening phone call. Shots rang out a short time later outside the home and a bullet came through the window frame and hit the man in the groin.

March 24 – (Logan Square) A 32-year-old man was shot in the arm while possibly in a car.

March 25 – (Logan Square) Two people were arrested after a brief car chase. The chase started when police say they saw someone shoot from one car to another near North Kimball and West Fullerton avenues.

March 25 – (Orland Park) A bullet was reportedly fired Tuesday morning at the Prayer Center of Orland Park, a mosque located at 16530 104th Ave.

March 25 – (Bronzeville) A 26-year-old man had just dropped off his girlfriend at a house on the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue when someone nearby opened fire and wounded the man. He returned fire but it is unknown if he hit anyone.

March 25 – (Rogers Park) A 23-year-old man was shot during a robbery on the 7400 block of North Ashland Avenue. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital and is in good condition.

March 25 – (Back of the Yards) A 20-year-old man was shot on the 5300 block of South Union Avenue.

March 26 – (Northfield) Police are investigating a shooting near a north suburban home on the 800 block of Happ Road that is being rented by the manager of rapper Chief Keef.

March 27 – (Oak Park) A man was shot through the door of his apartment after a knock on the door just after midnight. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood with non-life-threatening injuries.

March 28 – (Bronzeville) A 20-year-old man was shot in his head on the 300 block of East 51st Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

March 28 – (Rogers Park) Two men were wounded on the 1500 block of West Morse Avenue. One man was shot in the right leg and the second was shot in the buttocks.

March 28 – (Back of the Yards) A 25-year-old man was shot in the thigh on the 5100 block of South Emerald Avenue.

March 28 – (Longwood Manor) A suspect in a home invasion was wounded by an off-duty police officer, whose home was being broken into.

March 28 – (South Chicago) An 18-year-old man was shot in the abdomen on the 9400 block of South Commercial Avenue. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and is in good condition.

March 28 – (South Side) A 25-year-old woman, a FedEx employee making deliveries, and a 19-year-old man were shot near 41st and Cottage Grove. Both were taken to a hospital and are in serious condition.

March 29 – (Humboldt Park) A man was shot in the leg on the 3500 block of West Hirsch Street. He was taken to the hospital and is in an unknown condition.

March 29 – (Logan Square) A 16-year-old boy riding in a car on the 4000 block of West Fullerton Avenue was shot in the left calf after another car pulled up, showed gang signs and firing shots. He is in good condition.

March 29 – (Englewood) A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg on the 6800 block of South Throop Street after knocking a window of his girlfriend’s house, when someone shot at him from inside. He is in stable condition.

March 29 – (Englewood) Two men were on a porch of a home on the 5600 block of South Normal Boulevard when shots were fired from an unknown red car that drove by. A 21-year-old man took a bullet to the head and is in serious condition. A 39-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and is stable.

March 29 – (Avalon Park) A 19-year-old man was walking to his car on the 8500 block of South East End Avenue when he was shot in his hand. He was taken to a hospital where he is in good condition.

Previous Shooting Reports:

March 15-22

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