An armed robber fired a shot while robbing a woman in the Loop on Friday morning, police said. She was not injured. CPD is also investigating two carjackings in the area on Thursday night — one in the Loop and another in the South Loop.
Shoplifting crews raided at least two more stores along the Magnificent Mile on Thursday. And, CWBChicago has learned, overnight burglars are continuing to target retailers downtown and on the Clybourn retail corridor.
Ridership on the CTA’s train system remains significantly lower than during the pre-COVID era, but city statistics show that robberies and violent attacks on the L system from downtown to the North Side are at their highest point in at least ten years.
An eight-time convicted felon opened fire on a busy South Loop street corner Saturday evening, striking a man who was waiting for a traffic light to change near the Roosevelt CTA station, prosecutors said.
A man on bail for a pending gun case was arrested in the South Loop on Sunday after police determined that he was driving a stolen car used in last week’s robbery of the Louis Vuitton store in Oak Brook, according to prosecutors and a source.
A bullet grazed a passing motorist after someone opened fire outside a coffee shop near the Roosevelt CTA station Saturday evening, according to police and witnesses. It was the second shooting of the day downtown.
A woman who’s visiting for the Chicago Marathon was severely injured when a man pushed her from a South Loop CTA platform — days after he was charged with knocking a woman unconscious on a Loop sidewalk.