Tag: shooting

Murder charge filed in H-F student’s death

Homewood police announced Tuesday that a 19-year-old Chicago Heights man has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the shooting death Saturday, Sept. 1, of Romane D. Taylor Jr.Johnny Johnson, of the 100 block of Sue Street, was slated to appear in bond court Tuesday. He did not[Read More…]

Teen dies from gunshot injuries

A teen shot on Loomis Avenue in Homewood on Saturday has died from his injuries, according to police. The 17-year-old victim was shot early Saturday afternoon. Police responded at 1:42 p.m. to reports of shots fired in the 19100 block of Loomis. Based on information gathered, there is no imminent[Read More…]

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Police investigate daytime shooting Saturday in Homewood

One person was seriously injured in a shooting Saturday, Sept. 1, in the 19100 block of Loomis Avenue in Homewood, according to police. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

Guilty plea in Flossmoor downtown shooting ends case against man

Nearly two years after a shooting in downtown Flossmoor electrified the community, an Indiana man has pleaded guilty to a hate crime and reckless discharge of a firearm, both felonies. Bryan Oedzes made the guilty plea Thursday in the Markham courthouse, said Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the Cook County State‚Äôs[Read More…]

Two people shot Sunday night at Walmart fuel station

Two people were shot Sunday night during an altercation at the Walmart fuel station, 17550 Halsted St., in Homewood.Homewood police said officers responded to the scene shortly after 8 p.m. after receiving reports of a disturbance that included shots fired.”Responding officers located two persons with gunshot injuries and learned that[Read More…]

Homewood man shot at Naperville train station Tuesday

A 45-year-old Amtrak conductor from Homewood was shot by a passenger at the Naperville train station Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from Naperville police.Police said they received the report of a gunshot victim on the train platform at 4:45 p.m. The conductor, who had been shot once in[Read More…]

Area police search for suspect in fatal shooting of CN guard

Multiple police agencies were searching the area Saturday night for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a CN Railway security guard in Harvey.The incident began about 7 p.m. when the suspect allegedly stole a vehicle. The victim contacted Harvey police and in another car pursued the stolen vehicle, according[Read More…]

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