Local Crime from 17th District 2-6-2016




A MAN WAS shot at about 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the 4900 block of North Harding Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 27-year-old old man reported that he was with a 24-year-old man and that two men got out of a car and one of them shot him in the chest and the upper right thigh with a gun, according to police. The man’s friend drove him to Swedish Covenant Hospital, and he was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in stable condition, police said.

A MAN WAS shot in an apparent gang-related incident at about 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the 3600 block of West Irving Park Road, according to 17th (Albany Park District police.
The 18-year-old man reported that he was a passenger in a vehicle and that one of two men who were standing in a gangway fired a gun, striking him in the right shoulder, according to police. The man was treated at Community First Hospital, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that a man fired a gun at a him at about 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in the 4900 block of North Lawndale Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park District police.
The 28-year-old man reported that as he was walking his dog, a man asked his gang affiliation and that when he said that he is not in a gang, the man shouted to a man in a car parked nearby and fired a gun several times at him but missed, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 4:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in the 4000 block of North Kimball Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park District police.
The 25-year-old man reported that a man and a woman got out of a car and the man pointed what looked like a paintball gun at him, punched him multiple times and took $50 from him while the woman filmed the incident on her cell phone, and that they fled in the vehicle driven by a third man, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the 3600 block of West School Street, according to 17th (Albany Park District police.
The 58-year-old man reported that a man wearing a ski mask struck him on the knee with a baseball bat and took $300 from him, according to police.

A TAXI DRIVER reported that he was robbed at about 7:50 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, in the 3300 block of West Eastwood Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park District police.
The 42-year-old man reported that he was called to pick up a fare and that two men displayed handguns and took $250 and his cell phone from him, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that two men broke into her home in the 4400 block of North Pulaski Road at about 3:10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, according to 17th (Albany Park District police.
The 40-year-old woman reported that a man she knows told her that he saw two men leaving her apartment carrying television sets, according to police. The woman said that she ran home, saw the men with the television sets and confronted them and that they set the sets down and fled through an alley, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that his home in the 3800 block of West Leland Avenue was burglarized between 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, and 7:30 a.m. the following day, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that $320 was missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his home in the 4300 block of North Mozart Street was burglarized between 2:30 p.m. and 6:50 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, according to 17th (Albany Park District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that the rear door had been forced open and that a coin and cufflinks were missing, according to police.

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