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Man charged with attempted murder after shootout with police on North Side

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A 35-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges after exchanging gunfire with police in Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood Saturday afternoon, according to police.
Police said Gerardo Jasso was stopped by officers near the 6200 block of North Campbell Avenue for having an open can of alcohol.
Police said Jasso then ran before pulling out a gun and opening fire on the officers. Officers returned fire, and no injuries were reported.
Jasso is facing several felonies, including attempted first-degree murder and weapons charges. He is due in bond court Sunday morning.
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Man killed in South Side drive-by shooting

Man killed in South Side drive-by shooting

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A 34-year-old man is dead following a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, according to police.
Police said the 34-year-old man was sitting on the sidewalk on the 7800 block of South Rhodes Avenue at approximately 4:25 a.m. when an unknown man driving by in a dark SUV opened fire, striking the man in the head.
The victim was transported to University of Chicago Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
No one is in custody, and the incident remains under investigation.
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22-year-old man dead following South Side shooting

22-year-old man dead following South Side shooting

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A 22-year-old man is dead following a shooting early Sunday morning in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood, according to police.
Police said the 22-year-old man was found in a gangway just after 12:50 a.m. on the 2800 block of South Wallace Avenue with two gunshot wounds to the stomach. The man was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police said there were no witnesses to the incident, and no one is in custody.
The incident is currently under investigation.
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