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Retired officer shoots carjacker; woman stabbed to death | April 26, 2018

Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago area overnight.

  • A female drove into oncoming traffic and struck eight vehicles before running away from the scene of the crash late Wednesday in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.
  • A Glenview man was found unresponsive Wednesday night at a parking lot at O’Hare International Airport.
  • A woman was shot by her brother Wednesday night when he accidentally fired a handgun in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. He left the scene before police arrived.
  • A woman died after she was stabbed in the chest and thrown from a parked vehicle Wednesday night in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
  • Two Chicago Police officers and another person were injured in a crash Wednesday evening in the Far South Side Rosemoor neighborhood.
  • A retired Chicago Police officer shot and killed an attempted carjacker Wednesday evening in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood.
  • A 51-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday evening in the South Shore neighborhood.
  • On Wednesday afternoon, a 16-year-old boy was gunned down in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

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