Local Crime from 16th District 9-21-2016





A MAN WAS shot at about 4:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in the 3600 block of North Harlem Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Officers who responded to a report of an accident found a Ford Taurus on Harlem with bullet holes in the doors and window and a man lying in a pool of blood by the entrance to the gas station at the intersection, according to police. The 48-year-old man reported that as he was driving south on Harlem, when a black Chevrolet Malibu passed by him and a person in the car fired a gun at him, striking him in the left eye and the left cheek, police said.
The man was admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in fair condition, police said.

A MAN WAS shot at about 4:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the 5300 block of West Cuyler Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 19-year-old man reported that he heard several gunshots and felt pains in his bicep, according to police. The man was treated at Community First Medical Center, police said.

TWO MEN were shot at about 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the 4800 block of West Patterson Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
An 18-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman reported that they were having issues with two men on Facebook and they arranged to meet and one of the men started shooting at people standing on the street and struck a 25-year-old man and a 34-year-old man in the legs, according to police.

TWO MEN reported that they were attacked by a group of men at about 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina Ave., according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The men age, 34 and 32, reported that one of them was filming his daughters at the park and that a group of men confronted them and asked why they were filming children, according to police. The 34-year-old man said that he told them he was only filming his children and that as they walked away the men threw bottles and rocks at them, police said.

A MAN WAS arrested after he allegedly stabbed at woman with a corkscrew at about 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at a home in the 5100 block of West Devon Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 52-year-old woman reported that during an argument with the man he kicked her in the stomach and stabbed her in the throat with a corkscrew, according to police. The woman was treated at Lutheran General Hospital, and the suspect was placed into custody based on the description that was provided, according to police said.
The suspect was identified by police as Kevin Cullnan, age 59, of the 5100 block of West Devon Avenue.

A WOMAN reported that she was robbed at about 1:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in the 5700 block of West Byron Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 66-year-old woman reported that as she was removing groceries from the trunk of her car a man on a bicycle stopped, pushed her and took her chain, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that a woman attempted to scam him at about 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at his home in the 5900 block of West Berenice Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 83-year-old man reported that he received a call from a woman who told him that his granddaughter had been arrested and that she needed $5,000 for bail, according to police. The man said that he told the woman that he could only get $2,000 and she told him to meet him in the 1700 block of North Lincoln Avenue, police said. The man said that when he went to a bank and explained the situation to a teller, the employee told him that he was being scammed and called police, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that he was attacked and robbed at about 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the 4900 block of North Nagle Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 31-year-old man reported at Lutheran General Hospital that he met a woman at about 2 a.m. to go to a bar and that they were picked up by a woman in a car with a man in the back seat and the woman sat in the front seat, according to police. The man that after leaving the bar and stopping by the driver’s home, the man who displayed a handgun at him and took $150 from him, police said.
The man reported that he got out of the vehicle and that the driver struck him with the car, according to police. The man said that he lost consciousness and that he later was driven to the hospital by his parents after suffering injuries to the forehead, chin, right hand, both knees and hips and chipped teeth, police said.

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