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Saturday, June 23, 2012

South Shore Grand Crossing was shot up by a gun wheeling, banana eating, porch hanging primate

Two others were shot about 9:40 p.m. on the 6700 block of South Blackstone Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, Flynn said. An "elderly" patient was transported in good-to-fair condition to Jackson Park Hospital and a 21-year-old man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, he said. Police said a 65-year-old man was shot in the foot. The younger man was shot in the buttocks.
Two men in their 20s and a teen were shot in the 7000 block of South Chappel Avenue about 12:15 a.m., police said. A 22-year-old is in critical condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after getting shot in the torso. A 23-year-old man is also in critical condition at John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County after suffering gunshot wounds to the back. An 18-year-old shot is in stable condition at Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the buttocks. Someone stepped out of a gray vehicle and fired at the trio before getting in the vehicle and heading south, police said. All three affiliated with the same gang, police said.


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Reward for the shooting of an off duty cop

Chicago police today announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the conviction of whoever shot an off-duty officer last week on the South Side.

The 38-year-old officer was shot in the legs about 1:27 a.m. June 15 as he sat on a back porch with other officers in the Longwood Manor neighborhood.

The shots apparently came from Metra train tracks near the home in the 9700 block of South Genoa Avenue, police said.

A bullet went through the officer's right leg and pierced his left leg, and he was treated and released at a local hospital, police said.

The officer is a 10-year veteran assigned to the Central District.

The reward has been contributed by outside sources and organizations, police said in a news release issued today.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call 312-747-8271 or 1-888-YPO-SHOT.