September to Date
Shot & Killed: 19
Shot & Wounded: 70
Total Homicides*: 23

Weekend’s Stupidity (12p Fri – 6a Mon)
Shot & Killed: 2
Shot & Wounded: 16
Total Homicides*: 3

Year To Date Totals
Shot & Killed: 262
Shot & Wounded: 1551
Total Homicides*: 312

The Weekend’s Stupidity

As we speculated at the start of the weekend, the unseasonable cool weather was likely to put a damper on the stupidity. It’s no surprise that we ended up with the least violent weekend since mid-March.

Final Stupidity Tally: 3 killed, 16 wounded
vs 2013 Stupidity Tally: 2 killed, 9 wounded.

Friday 9/12
3:00p 900 E 79th St, Chatham, F/24
6:45p Masked gunman in Lincoln Park
11:10p 1700 N Mason Ave, Austin, M/27
Saturday 9/13
1:30a 1700 W 87th St, Auburn Gresham, F/23
1:30a 1700 W 87th St, Auburn Gresham, M/42
1:30a Shots fired by CPD, no one hit
12:40p 5700 S Prairie Ave, Washington Park, M/39
3:00p 3900 S Prairie Ave, Douglas, M/17
5:45p 9200 S Clyde Ave, Calumet Heights, M/18
7:45p 1700 N Kimball Ave, Humboldt Park, M/17
7:45p 1700 N Kimball Ave, Humboldt Park, M/20
10:15p Officer hit by car
10:15p 2300 W Lake St, Near W. Side, M/?
Sunday 9/14
1:00a I90/Fullerton, Logan Square, M/?
2:10a 4100 W Adams St, Garfield Park, M/30
3:00a Dan Ryan/79th St, Grand Crossing, M/24
11:35a 6900 S Eggleston Ave, Englewood, M/17
11:55a 1800 S Hamlin Ave, North Lawndale, M/29
1:50p 4100 W 16th St, North Lawndale, M/28
5:25p 800 S California Ave, Garfield Park, F/37

6:50p 7411 S Dante Ave, South Shore, M/14
Bears win!
Monday Overtime
3:45a 200 W 118th St, West Pullman, M/28

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Shot Placement

Placement
Killed
Wounded
leg1363
chest64102
back28136
head9267
arm156
abdomen2095
ass1102
thigh186
foot74
shoulder59
hand54
face638
ankle34
neck624
side126
other273
As of 9/15/14

Deadliest ‘hoods

Neighborhood
Homicides
Wounded
Total
Englewood31162193
Austin26132158
Garfield Park2478102
Humboldt Park136780
South Shore86674
Auburn Gresham145670
Roseland96170
South Chicago105969
West Pullman65561
North Lawndale75158
Grand Crossing65157
New City104555
Washington Heights55055
Chatham133447
Little Village133144
All Others116553669
As of 9/15/14

Gallery (GRAPHIC)

39-year-old Anthony Edwards was gunned down at the Citgo gas station at 116th Street and Michigan Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood at 3:15a on July 24, 2014. WARNING – GRAPHIC. Photos by @SPOTNEWSonIG

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Cause of Death

Cause
Homicides
%
Gunshot25384.6%
Stabbing206.7%
Assault103.3%
Auto72.3%
Strangulation31.0%
Child Abuse31.0%
Arson20.7%
Neglect10.3%
As of 9/8/14

Race of Victim/Attacker

Race
Victim
Attacker/PO
Black23561
Hispanic4413
White/Other177
Police-13
As of 9/10/14
*Victim metrics only include homicides. Attacker metrics only account for those incidents where either an arrest has been made or if it involved the police.

Gender

Gender
Killed
Wounded
Male2631331
Female36190
As of 9/8/14

Yearly Murder Trend (1957-2013)

Mayor
Term
Homicides
Richard J. Daley1955-197610,910
Michael Bilandic1976-19792,408
Jane Byrne1979-19833,202
Harold Washington1983-19873,295
Eugene Sawyer1987-1989978
Richard M. Daley1989-201114,653
Rahm Emanuel2011-1,475

Police-involved Shootings

Year
Killed
Wounded
20141322
20131330
2012849
20112337
20101333
20091942
2009-2012 stats account for CPD incidents only. 2013-2014 may include other police forces within Chicago, such as the Illinois State Police or Cook County Sheriff. Historical data pulled from Independent Police Review Authority.

Multi-victim Shootings

# of Victims
# of Incidents
# Killed
7 shot11
6 shot42
5 shot52
4 shot2510
3 shot5925
2 shot21756
As of 9/2/14

Day of Week

Day
Homicides
Wounded
Total
Sun55294349
Mon43181224
Tue27152179
Wed30175205
Thu30154184
Fri46221267
Sat57312369
As of 9/2/14

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Time Between Incidents (Average)
Shooting: 3.4 hours
Homicide: 20.3 hours
Robbery: 57 minutes
Battery: 10 minutes
Assault: 31 minutes
Sex Assault: 7.9 hours
Theft: 9 minutes
No FOID Card: 4.3 days

2014 Robbery Totals

*Given the recent revelations about the CPD’s data set here and here and here, we’re questioning the validity of the data found within the city’s data portal, therefore a big ass asterisk is in order.

Neighborhood
Robberies
% of Total
Austin1856.8%
Englewood1806.6%
Garfield Park1405.2%
North Lawndale1244.6%
Auburn Gresham1104.1%
South Shore1023.8%
Roseland1023.8%
Chatham943.5%
Greater Grand Crossing813.0%
Humboldt Park762.8%
All Others1,517 56.0%

Police Scanner Frequencies

If you’re local and want to hear all the murder and mayhem for yourself, invest in a quality scanner and tune in to the frequencies below. If you’re not local, head over to either the Apple or Google app store and download one or check out Broadcastify’s Live Audio Feeds. (Protip: actual scanners are better than the apps.)

Freq.
CPD Dist.
Main 'hoods
460.1250CW 1Citywide
460.1750CW 2Citywide
460.15001 & 18Loop, Mag Mile, Gold Coast
460.50002 & 21Hyde Park, Grand Boulevard
460.07503Woodlawn, South Shore
460.20004 & 6Auburn Gresham, Chatham
460.02505 & 22Roseland, West Pullman
460.40007 & 8Englewood, Chicago Lawn
460.450012 & 14Near West Side, New City
460.100010 & 11Garfield Park, Humboldt Park, N. Lawndale
460.425015 & 25Austin, Belmot-Cragin
460.050019Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Uptown
460.375020 & 24Edgewater, Rogers Park
Chicago FireCitywide

*Source Data & Editor’s Note

We compile our own dataset using the following sources: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-TimesDNAInfo Chicago, Chicago Redeye Homicide Tracker, NBC5 Chicago, City of Chicago Data Portal and CPD CLEARMAP.

Editor’s note: A homicide, regardless of type, within the city limits of Chicago counts towards our total metric. CPD-involved, ISP-involved and justifiable homicides all count. Reckless homicides may count if the Medical Examiner rules that the cause of death was a homicide. Suicides do not count. Additional definitions can be found on the Glossary page.