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Robberies reported in Fuller Park

Two robberies have been reported in April in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side by Chicago Police. The most recent robbery happened about 11:25 p.m. April 12 in the 4600 block of South Wentworth Avenue, according to a community alert. In that incident, two males — one between 30 and 35 years old…

Man grazed by bullet in West Pullman

A man was grazed by a bullet late Wednesday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 20-year-old told investigators he was exiting a parked vehicle about 10:15 p.m. when he heard gunfire and felt pain, according to Chicago Police. He suffered a graze wound to the left leg and showed up…

Homes burglarized in Gage Park

A series of home burglaries were reported earlier this month in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. In each incident, someone forced entry into a home and stole items from within, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. The burglaries occurred: At 11:08 a.m. April 1 in the 4900 block of South…

Police: Man barricaded inside home in Avalon Park

A Chicago Police SWAT team has responded to a home in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood Thursday morning after a man barricaded himself inside. About 4:45 a.m., the man barricaded himself alone inside the home in the 8200 block of South Dante, according to Chicago Police. It was not immediately known whether he was…

Police: Man barricaded inside home in Avalon Park

A Chicago Police SWAT team has responded to a home in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood Thursday morning after a man barricaded himself inside. About 4:45 a.m., the man barricaded himself alone inside the home in the 8200 block of South Dante, according to Chicago Police. It was not immediately known whether he was…

Metra: Person struck by BNSF train in La Grange

A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train Thursday morning on the BNSF line in west suburban La Grange. Inbound train No. 1208, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 6:38 a.m., struck a pedestrian about 6:15 a.m. between Gilbert and Brainard avenues in La Grange, according to Metra spokesman Tom Miller. As of 7:25 a.m.,…

Woman shot during robbery on NW Side

A woman was shot early Thursday during a robbery on the Northwest Side, near O’Hare International Airport. The 55-year-old was walking home about 12:20 a.m. in the 5400 block of North Chester when two males walked up and demanded her purse, according to Chicago Police. A struggle ensued, and one of the suspects pulled out…

Man shot in Hermosa

A 39-year-old man was shot early Thursday in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side. About 12:10 a.m., two males walked up behind him, one of whom pulled out a gun and opened fire, while he was walking north in the 1800 block of North Keeler, according to Chicago Police. The man was shot in…

Teenager wounded in East Garfield Park drive-by shooting

A 17-year-old boy was wounded in an East Garfield Park neighborhood drive-by shooting late Wednesday on the West Side. About 11:55 p.m., the teenager was walking in the 200 block of North Sacramento when a vehicle passed and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police. He suffered gunshot wounds to the right arm and…