Local Crime from 16th District 11-1-17




A WOMAN WAS fatally wounded at about 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at a home in the 4800 block of West Hutchinson Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Officers responded to a call of a person shot and they discovered the body of a woman lying unconscious inside the residence with a gunshot wound to her head, according to police. Officers located a handgun lying on a living room table adjacent to a live round and a spent shell casing, and they also discovered another live round in a hallway and a loaded magazine in a bedroom, police said.
The woman was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital and pronounced deceased at 10:50 p.m., according to police.
The woman was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as Nadia Manjarrez, age 21, of the 5000 block of West George Street.
Officers detained the woman’s 37-year-old boyfriend and questioned him and he told them that it was an accident, according to police.

A WITNESS reported that two men shot a man at about 11:10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the 3500 block of North Lavergne Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The witness reported that he saw two men wearing masks over their faces from the film "Day of the Dead" pull a 25-year-old man out of a black vehicle, and that they shot the man in his abdomen, entered his vehicle and drove away, according to police. The man’s girlfriend reported that while she was talking with him on the phone, she heard fighting in the background followed by gunshots, police said.
The man was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A MAN AND a teenager were arrested after they allegedly attacked a man at about 5:25 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the 5900 block of West Irving Park Road, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 18-year-old man reported that while he was riding his bicycle, a teenager ran out of a store toward him and punched him in the chest, and that while a man pointed a toy handgun at him and threatened him, the teen ran back inside the store and returned with a 4-inch knife before they both chased him into an alley and threatened him, according to police.
The man reported that he was chased into the Burgundy Restaurant, 5959 W. Irving Park Road, and that he tried to hide inside the restaurant in a broom closet, police said. The man reported that when the man and the teenager located him inside the closet, the teen punched him in the face and that the man threatened him with a pair of brass knuckles as a witness arrived at the scene along with an officer who arrested them, according to police.
The suspects were identified by police as Justin J. Kamber, age 18, of the 6200 block of West Montrose Avenue, and a 17-year-old teenage male.

A MAN WAS shot between 3:40 a.m. and 3:47 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the 5800 block of West Warwick Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A 21-year-old man reported that a 20-year-old man called him on the phone and said that he had been shot and was at "Doug’s Corner," and that he and a 23-year-old man drove to his location at the intersection of West Addison Street and North Menard Avenue and transported him to Community First Hospital, according to police. The men reported that they had no knowledge of how or where the victim was shot, or who shot him, police said.
At about the same time the men dropped the man off at the hospital, officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 5800 block of West Waveland Avenue and discovered eight spent shell casings on the ground in the alley, along with five live rounds and blood, and reported that the call of shots fired could be linked to the man’s shooting, police said.
The wounded man was transported from Community First Hospital to Illinois Masonic Hospital in serious condition and treated for gunshot wounds to his lower abdomen, left lower chest, left forearm, left back and buttocks, according to police.

EMPLOYEES of Happy Feet spa, 5901 N. Milwaukee Ave., reported that two teenagers robbed the business at gunpoint at about 7:40 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employees reported that a male teenager entered the business with a black revolver and said, "Don’t shout," while another male teen entered wearing a ski mask before they took a wallet, identification cards, $1,500 in cash and $700 in Chinese currency from one of the employees, a backpack containing identification cards, keys and $150 in cash from another employee, and an iPhone 6 Plus from a third employee, according to police.
A similar robbery was reported over the weekend at a nail salon in Highland Park, police said.

AN EMPLOYEE of Skyline Hair Designer, 7245 W. Irving Park Road, reported that five men robbed the business at gunpoint at about 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that five men wearing hooded sweatshirts with their faces concealed entered the salon and surrounded her, and that one of the men grabbed her phone from her as she attempted to call 911 while another man pointed a gun into her lower back and said, "Don’t move, we just want the money," according to police. The employee reported that while the man was pointing the gun at her, the other four men took $500 in cash from the register and fled, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that his apartment in the 8500 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue was burglarized between 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, and 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that the rear door had been forced open and that jewelry valued at $450 and a vehicle ignition key valued at $50 were missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that the garage of her residence in the 3500 block of North Orange Avenue was burglarized between 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, and 7:50 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned to her garage she discovered that three bicycles valued at $1,200 and five power tools valued at $600 were missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her vehicle was burglarized between 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, and 2 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in the 5400 block of West Irving Park Road, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned to her vehicle, she discovered the passenger door window had been shattered and that a purse valued at $150, a wallet valued at $15, a Link card and $220 in cash were missing, according to police.

SEVERAL vehicle thefts were reported between Oct. 22 and Oct. 29, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Vehicles were reported stolen in the 7000 block of North Medford Avenue, the 5000 block of West Patterson Avenue, the 5900 block of West Roscoe Street, the 4400 block of North Laramie Avenue, the 3700 block of North Lavergne Avenue, the 7000 block of West Foster Avenue, the 5500 block of North Canfield Avenue, the 5600 block of West Berenice Avenue, the 5500 block of West Leland Avenue, the 5400 block of West Pensacola Avenue, the 4900 block of West Belmont Avenue, the 5300 block of West Henderson Street, the 5200 block of West Cornelia Avenue, the 4800 block of West Eddy Street and the 6100 block of North Moody Avenue, according to police.