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Woman slain on 79th Street

A 25-year-old woman was shot in the head and killed as she sat in a vehicle headed west of 79th Street near California just before 3 p.m. Friday, June 18. Ciera Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. A 29-year-old man in the vehicle was shot in the back, the hand and suffered a graze wound to the head. He was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition. A child in the vehicle was not hit by gunfire, police said, but was taken to a hospital for observation. The victims’ vehicle came to a stop after it crashed into a concrete median. Police said the shooter may have fired from a burgundy Dodge Durango that pulled alongside. No one is in custody.Screen Shot 2013 04 02 at 3.28.02 PM 1

Teen slain on Artesian

A 16-year-old boy said by a law enforcement source to be a gang member was shot multiple times in the chest and killed as he and a 20-year-old man walked in the 5200 block of South Artesian at 10:11 p.m. Tuesday, June 15. Juan Chavez was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was initially listed in critical condition but was pronounced dead at 11:04 p.m. The 20-year-old was shot in the back three times. He was transported to Mount Sinai, where he was listed in critical condition. A witness told police the shooter approached on foot and fired before running away west. He was said to be wearing a gray hoody and blue jeans. No one is in custody.

Shot as he rides down Mozart

A 21-year-old man was shot in the left side of his body as he traveled in a vehicle in the 7300 block of South Mozart at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, June 14. The shooter fired from a black GMC SUV, which sped away east. The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition. No one is in custody.

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Julia Navarro

Claim woman drove drunk on Pulaski

A 46-year-old West Lawn woman was charged with aggravated DUI, as well as driving without a license, after she was arrested in the 5000 block of South Pulaski at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, May 23. Julia Navarro, of the 6200 block of South Tripp, was apprehended by officers who said her vehicle had a flat front tire and was riding on its rim.

Say man was drunk, struck pedestrian

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Alfredo Ramirez

A 45-year-old Chicago Lawn man was charged with aggravated DUI and failure to yield to a pedestrian after he was arrested at 55th and Central at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, June 2. Alfredo Ramirez, of the 3400 block of West 62nd Street, allegedly was driving drunk when his truck hit a 62-year-old woman in the crosswalk. A CPD spokesman had no information on the condition of the woman, but added that Ramirez also was charged with driving on a revoked license.

Man allegedly admits to firing pistol

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Norman Becerril

A 37-year-old West Lawn man was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after he was arrested near his home in the 6200 block of South Kilbourn at 7:10 p.m. June 7. Norman Becerril was seen standing in an alley by officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert. According to a CPD spokesman, Becerril admitted to officers that he fired a pistol shot into the ground. A charge of possession of a controlled substance was added after officers reportedly found a small quantity of illegal drugs on him.

Hit Yards man with drug charge

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Jaime De Avila

A 58-year-old Back of the Yards man was charged with possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested in the 3700 block of South Pulaski at 12:32 p.m. Thursday, June 3. Jaime De Avila, of the 4600 block of South Wood, allegedly ran a red light, which prompted officers to curb his vehicle and conduct a search. According to public records, De Avila was arrested twice by CPD in September 2020—once charged with retail theft and once with battery.

Claim Scottsdale man had stolen gun

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Moayad Abubaker

A 34-year-old Scottsdale man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a stolen firearm and resisting a peace officer after he was arrested in the 6500 block of South Pulaski at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday, May 26. Moayad D. Abubaker, of the 4600 block of West 87th Street, reportedly was a passenger in a vehicle curbed by police for a registration check. Abubaker allegedly bolted from the vehicle and was apprehended after a short foot chase. A pat-down revealed a handgun, the spokesman added. According to public records, Abubaker has been arrested four times by CPD since 2014 on such charges as reckless conduct, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Say man used gun in threat

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Aaron Joliff-Bush

A 19-year-old Ford City man was charged with aggravated assault after he was arrested near his home in the 4300 block of West 76th Street at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 30. Aaron L. Joliff-Bush allegedly was carrying a pistol when he threatened a 22-year-old man.

 

 

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