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Triple slaying in Scottsdale

Three men were shot and killed in a crime that occurred in the Scottsdale neighborhood at about 4:25 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. Conflicting reports characterized the crime. Police initially said the shooting occurred in the 4400 block of West 81st Street but later changed it to the 8300 block of South Pulaski. What is not disputed is that three men were shot and killed by a gunman still at large. The three victims were pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified them as Fernando Najera Patino, 28, of suburban Countryside; Carlos Lopez Orozco, 38, of the 3500 block of South Mozart; and Juan Antonio Marrufo, 34, address unknown.

Shot dead on Western

A 40-year-old man was shot in the torso and died as he stood outside in the 7900 block of South Western at 6:23 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The victim was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. No one is in custody. Authorities did not initially release his identity, pending notification of relatives.

Cadillac crashes into train, driver dies

A 35-year-old man from suburban Bridgeview was killed after the 2012 red Cadillac sedan he was driving at a high rate of speed jumped a railroad embankment near 5925 S. Natoma and crashed into a parked train on the Belt Railway tracks. The crash occurred at 5:23 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The driver, Kevin J. Morgan, of the 7600 block of South Octavia, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police offered no other details as they investigated the cause of the crash.

Dies in Brighton Park fire

A 31-year-old woman died in a fire that occurred in a three-flat at 3225 W. 38th Place just before 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. Firefighters responding to a call found a stairway blocked by flames. After the fire was extinguished, the body of Rocio Villasenor was discovered. Also injured in the blaze was a 69-year-old man, who was taken to Stroger Hospital. He was listed in critical condition. Authorities were investigating the fire’s cause.

Shot in the leg on Talman

A 30-year-old man was shot in the leg as he stood near a sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Talman at 7:47 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. He drove himself to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition. No one is in custody.

Driver stabbed after fender-bender

A 25-year-old man was stabbed during an argument that occurred moments after a minor traffic crash in the 4900 block of South Hermitage at about 1:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. The victim was the driver of one of two vehicles involved in the incident. After he was stabbed, the victim drove himself to Rush Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition. No one is in custody.

Passenger shot in the arm

A 25-year-old man was shot in the left arm as he rode as a passenger in a vehicle in the 3300 block of West 60th Street at 3:23 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. He took himself to St. Anthony Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition. No one is in custody.

Teen shot on 71st Street

A 17-year-old girl was shot in the lower back as she walked down a sidewalk in the 2800 block of West 71st Street at 2:58 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. She was dropped off at Holy Cross Hospital, where she was listed in good condition. Police said the shooter fired from a black BMW. No one is in custody.

Charge Burbank man with Scottsdale CVS robbery

A 36-year-old man from suburban Burbank has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of the CVS near 87th and Cicero at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.

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Norbert Thigpen, of the 8400 block of South Mulligan, was charged with armed robbery as well as discharge of a firearm, after he was arrested at about 7:25 p.m. Saturday on southbound Interstate 94, near Gurnee. After police curbed his vehicle after a long pursuit up the interstate, they added a charge of aggravated fleeing. Thigpen allegedly robbed the CVS at gunpoint and fired a shot into the ceiling before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Bond was denied, and Thigpen is in the custody of the Cook County Department of Corrections. His next court date is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 17.

Claim driver had gun in vehicle

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A 19-year-old Near West Side man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after he was arrested during a traffic stop in front of 5018 S. Pulaski at 9:58 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.

Mario J. Shumate, of the 1100 block of West Washburne, was reportedly in possession of a handgun in a bag in his vehicle.

 

Say woman drove on revoked license

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A 31-year-old Archer Heights woman was charged with driving on a revoked license after she was arrested during a traffic stop in front of 4959 S. Archer at 9:32 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16.

Alexis P. Pearson, of the 4700 block of South Springfield, also was wanted on a warrant, but a CPD spokesman declined to say what jurisdiction issued the warrant or what Pearson was allegedly wanted for.

Say man violated court order

A 33-year-old Little Village man was charged with violating an order of protection after he was arrested outside, in the 3400 block of West Pershing, at 2:14 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18.

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Erubiel Hernandez, of the 2600 block of South Trumbull, was allegedly within 500 feet of the home of a 33-year-old woman, in violation of a court order.

According to public records, Hernandez has been arrested 11 times by CPD since 2014 on such charges as assault, aggravated assault, battery, domestic battery, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, aggravated battery of a peace officer, driving on a suspended license, violation of bail bond terms and criminal damage to property.

Say trio was in stolen vehicle

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Three men were charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle after they were arrested in the 5500 block of South Kedzie at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

 

Carlos Rangel, 28, of the 5600 block of South Sawyer; Andrew D. Salinas, 19, of the 5500 block of South Mayfield; and Jesus A. Cervantes, of Moses Lake, Wash., were spotted in a vehicle that was eastbound on 55th Street, a CPD spokesman said, when a police license plate reader flagged the vehicle as stolen.

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He added that after the vehicle was pulled over, the trio bolted but were apprehended after brief foot chases. Cervantes also was charged with resisting arrest.

 

 

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