Wicker Park Bucktown Insider's Guide

2 More Shootings Occur in Wicker Park Area

Michael Hamrick - Friday, March 25, 2016

Is it just us? Or do the number of shootings in, and around, the neighborhood seem to rising rapidly this year? Two shootings have occurred on Western Avenue in less than 2 weeks. And on Wednesday March 9, 2016, a 19 year-old-man man was shot and killed just outside of the Division Blue Line El Station during rush hour. 

Last night a 25-year-old man was shot in the shoulder at approximately 9pm in the block of 1600 N. Western Avenue as he was crossing the street. The man was walking southbound when he heard shots and realized he had been hit. The unidentified man took himself to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center where his condition was stabilized.

On March 12, 2016 a man was shot while sitting at a red light in the 1400 block of N. Western Avenue. As the man sat at the light, someone approached the vehicle and began shooting striking the man in the arm, leg and back. The man drove to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center where his condition was stabilized police said.

All of the shootings noted above are believed to be gang-related according to the Chicago Police Department. 

Trackback Link
Post has no trackbacks.

Recent Posts


chicago advertising opportunities Wicker Park, Bucktown, Bars, Shopping, Art Exhibits Bucktown wicker park farmers market lincoln park advertising opportunities wickerpark veterinary clinic wicker park bucktown community west town advertising bucktown bars wicker park music Submit A Wicker Park Bucktown Business bucktown chicago wicker park fest wicker park chicago do division wicker park WickerPark Bucktown Deals chicago veterinary emergency specialty clinic wickerpark bucktown sunday scoop chicago emergency veterinary specialty Bucktown Festivals wicker park bucktown news Wicker Park Bucktown Contests wicker park bucktown internships crime wicker park bucktown celebrity sightings wickerpark bucktown wicker park real estate wickerpark bucktown black wednesday Chicago Craft Beer Week wicker park bucktown filming Wicker Park wicker park bucktown marketing wicker park history chicago wicker park art Wicker Park, Bucktown, Holiday, Shopping, Events wicker park bars wickerpark bucktown lost and found WickerPark Bucktown Elections bucktown crime logan square advertising opportunities wicker park bucktown farmers market wickerpark bucktown events wickerpark bucktown community wicker park weekend guide lakeview advertising opportunities chicago fire filming wicker park bucktown shopping wickerpark bucktown festivals Bucktown Retail News wickerpark bucktown rad events weekend guide bucktown rad events Chicago Real Estate wicker park rad events dr seth ghantous wicker park bucktown closings Logan Square Chicago Wicker Park Bucktown Restaurants wicker park crime wicker park bucktown weekend guide wicker park restaurants wicker park bucktown alert chicago artists bucktown restaurants Advertisement wicker park bucktown real estate wicker park business closings Wicker Park Festivals wicker park lollapalooza