2020 Totals (vs 2019)
Shot & Killed: 719 (+55%)
Shot & Wounded: 3455(+51%)
Total Shot: 4174 (+52%)
Total Homicides: 792 (+53%)

2021 Year to Date
Shot & Killed: 31
Shot & Wounded: 111
Total Shot: 142
Total Homicides: 31

Coming Soon
2021 stats and graphics will be posted soon. Until then, marvel at 2020’s stupidity.

Mostly Peaceful Weekend

Simpsons

Mostly Peaceful Tally: 7 killed, 21 wounded
2020 weekend tally: 4 killed, 13 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 4 killed, 14 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 6 killed, 25 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 10 killed, 24 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 4 killed, 27 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 4 killed, 14 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 4 killed, 13 wounded

Friday 1/15
12:35p 1600 W 81st, Auburn Gresham, M/28
12:45p 7500 S Langley, Grand Crossing, M/22
12:45p 7500 S Langley, Grand Crossing, M/21
4:50p 6600 S Morgan, Englewood, M/29
5:00p 1600 W 59th, Englewood, M/29
5:45p 8900 S Racine, Washington Heights, M/30
11:45p 3400 N Lawndale, Avondale, M/32
Saturday 1/16
12:25a 9200 S Blackstone, Calumet Heights, M/32
12:25a 9200 S Blackstone, Calumet Heights, M/31
1:40a 3800 W Washington, Garfield Park, M/37
7:50p 5300 W Oakdale, Belmont Cragin, M/35
9:45p 3400 W 21st, North Lawndale, F/15
10:25p 3300 W Huron, Humboldt Park, M/22
11:45p 3100 S Racine, Bridgeport, F/26
Sunday 1/17
1:15a 400 W 118th, West Pullman, M/29
2:50a 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/20
2:50a 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/24
2:50a 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/42
3:10a 5000 N Elston, Albany Park, M/28
4:20a 1200 S Kedvale, North Lawndale, F/17
7:20a 1300 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, M/28
11:40a 1600 E 70th, South Shore, M/31
12:30p 3600 W Thomas, Humboldt Park, M/53
2:30p 100 N Seeley, Near West Side, M/23
6:15p 5900 W Fullerton, Belmont Cragin, M/17
8:15p 8100 S King, Chatham, M/20
11:10p 700 N Hamlin, Humboldt Park, F/26
No Accountability Monday
12:55a 500 E 79th, Grand Crossing, M/30

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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2020 Deadliest ‘hoods

NeighborhoodHomicidesWoundedTotal
Austin78297375
Englewood71293364
Garfield Park62302364
North Lawndale38223261
Humboldt Park40163203
Auburn Gresham33151184
Grand Crossing24141165
South Shore40122162
Chatham31110141
Roseland23118141
Little Village2585110
South Chicago2481105
Chicago Lawn2282104
Near West Side1291103
West Pullman1981100
All Others24911101359
As of 1/1/21

2020 Shot Placement

PlacementKilledWounded
head216142
chest164167
back52296
abdomen40232
neck3563
face27115
side2563
shoulder7159
unknown/other2262036
As of 1/1/21

2020 Homicide Trend

YearHomicidesWounded
20195192,292
20185922,465
20176852,935
20168083,658
20155132,546
20144642,230
Previous year data is reflective of the year-to-date total through the end of the year.

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2020 Police-involved Shootings

YearKilledWounded
2020713
201966
2018615
20171112
20161114
2015916
20141728
20131330
2012849
20112337
20101333
20091942
2020 POs010
2009-2012 stats account for CPD incidents only. 2013-2020 may include other police forces within Chicago, such as the Illinois State Police, Cook County Sheriff, various 3 lettered state/federal agencies, suburban departments or university police forces. On-duty as well as off-duty LEOs are included. Historical data pulled from the Civilian Office of Police Accountability.

2020 Self Defense

YearKilledWounded
2020119
201969
2018414
2017138
20161210
201553
As of 12/28/20

Stats do NOT include on/off-duty police or other law enforcement and are not limited to firearm related incidents; fatal stabbings are also included. Previous years’ stats reflect totals for entire year.

Cook County Corona-O-Meter

Illness+ TestsDeaths+TFR*
COVID-19384,9317,7122.00%
Hi-Speed Lead4,15271317.2%
Thru 12/27/20

*+Test Fatality Rate (+TFR) = deaths/positive tests. Confirmed COVID-19 tests in Cook County as reported by the Coronavirus COVID-19 dashboard found on the garbage Illinois Department of Public Health website. A positive test result is not the same as a case and does not necessarily mean illness or hospitalization, it simply means a virus (may or may not be C19) was detected. PLEASE NOTE: A backlog of test results was released on Sept 4th. There is no indication of when these tests were performed, as such they’re all being attributed to a single day. Reporting f*ckups such as this should be ignored.

2020 Cause of Death

CauseHomicides%
Gunshot71990.8%
Stabbing374.7%
Trauma232.9%
Strangulation40.5%
Auto40.5%
Child Abuse30.4%
Asphyxia10.1%
Maternal Death10.1%
As of 1/1/21

2020 Race of Victim/Assailant

RaceVictimAssailant
Black62767
Hispanic1319
White/Other325
Police-7
Self Defense-11
Unknown2693
As of 1/1/21

2020 Gender of Victim

GenderKilledWounded
Male7042,935
Female88514
Unknown-6
As of 1/1/21

Corona Demographics

Confirmed COVID-19 deaths and related demographic data can be found at the Cook County Medical Examiner website. Conformed deaths are recorded as “WITH” or “RELATED TO” COVID-19 not necessarily “BECAUSE OF” COVID-19. Nursing (Slaughter) Homes: Coronavirus-related deaths at long-term care facilities now make up 55% of state total.

Corona Comorbidities

Currently, 90.7% of all COVID-19 related deaths in Cook County have at least one (1) underlying condition. 71.1% have at least two (2) or more.

ComorbidityCases%*
Hypertension1,68149.1%
Heart Disease1,41741.4%
Diabetes1,41141.2%
COPD58217.0%
Kidney Disease54315.9%
Dementia44513.0%
Obesity 3129.1%
Atrial fibrillation3099.0%
Hyperlipidemia2918.5%
Cancer1504.4%
All Others83325.8%
Thru 5/28/20
*Percentages relate to number of deaths with listed condition. Confirmed COVID-19 deaths and related comorbidities data can be found at the Cook County Medical Examiner website. CCME totals deaths may exceed IDPH totals as CCME is reviewing and updating older cases. Conformed deaths are recorded as “WITH” or “RELATED TO” COVID-19 not necessarily “BECAUSE OF” COVID-19.

Chicago vs Chicago Police

ShooterTotal Shot% of Total
Community4,16099.7%
On-duty CPD140.3%
As of 1/1/21

2020 Multi-victim Shootings

# of Victims# of Incidents# Killed
15 shot10
8 shot14
7 shot10
6 shot95
5 shot149
4 shot3018
Hat Trick10645
2 shot458145
As of 1/1/21

2020 Cost of Stupidity

*Costs assume the following:

  • $55,000: Average gunshot victim ER and hospital expenses.
  • $1000: Average CFD ambulance ride, only applicable to 80% of victims, rest self-transport.
  • $800: Homicide-related autopsies.
  • Doesn’t include hospice care or ongoing rehabilitation.

Cost estimates provided by Chicago Killings Cost $2.5 Billion and The bill for treating a gunshot wound: $21,000 for the first 35 minutes.

2020 Carjack-O-Rahm-A

YearCarjackingsArrests%
20201396553.9%
2019603559.1%
2018775769.8%
2017938667.0%
20166636910.4%
20153393710.9%
20143033812.5%
20133445215.1%
2012487519.7%
20115545610.1%
2010570569.8%
20097358511.6%
Thru 12/28/20

Carjacking data comes directly from the CPD’s own data set, so add 20% to obtain the true numbers. Previous year data sets represent the entire year’s tally.

2020 Deadliest CPD Districts

DistrictHomicidesWoundedTotal
01198499597
00773320393
00674295369
01062285347
00466244310
01565213278
00546217263
00345210255
00940187227
01226159185
00846138184
02520129149
00225114139
02222109131
017126880
014144862
024104656
01894453
00164551
ISP63440
016102030
01981826
0207815
Unknown44
CCS112
As of 1/1/21

Homicide Trend (1957-2020)

MayorTermHomicides
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 Emanuel2011-20194,535
Lori Lightfoot2019-2020*1,133

*Lightfoot’s tally is May 20, 2019 – Dec 31, 2020.

Police Scanner Frequencies

If you’re interested in listening to Chicago mayhem, invest in a quality scanner or a cheaper two-way radio and tune in to the frequencies below. If you’re not local, head over to either the Apple or Google app store and download a scanner app or better yet, check out CrimeIsDown’s Live Audio Feeds.

Freq.CPD Dist.Main 'hoods
460.125CW 1Citywide
460.175CW 2Evidence Techs
460.150001 & 018Loop, Mag Mile, Gold Coast
460.500002Hyde Park, Grand Boulevard
460.075003Woodlawn, South Shore
460.200004 & 006Auburn Gresham, Chatham
460.025005 & 022Roseland, West Pullman
460.400007 & 008Englewood, Chicago Lawn
460.450009Bridgeport, Brighton Park, New City
460.225012 & 014Near West Side, Wicker Park, Logan Square
460.100010 & 011Garfield Park, Humboldt Park, N. Lawndale
460.425015 & 025Austin, Belmont-Cragin
460.050019Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Uptown
460.375020 & 024Edgewater, Rogers Park
Chicago FireCitywide

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*Source Data & Editor’s Note

We compile our own dataset using the following sources: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-TimesHomicide Watch Chicago (no longer updated), DNAInfo Chicago (out of business), Chicago Redeye Homicide Tracker (no longer updated), NBC5 Chicago, Chicago Tribune’s Shooting Tracker & Homicide Tracker, Cook County Medical Examiner, CPD’s Historical Data Set, City of Chicago Data Portal, Chicago Police Department Arrest Record Search and CPD CLEARMAP.

Community areas and neighborhoods are determined by the Chicago Tribune’s Boundaries App and/or Crimeisdown.com’s most excellent Incident Map.

Editor’s note: All murders are homicides, but not all homicides are murders. We count homicides, whereas the CPD counts murders. A homicide, or a non-fatal shooting, regardless of type or by whom, within the city limits of Chicago counts towards our total metric, including anything on the expressways. 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.