Stories: The Cornell Square Park shooting

Stories: The Cornell Square Park shooting

Read ongoing Tribune coverage of the September 19 shooting on Chicago's South Side that wounded 13 people.

Cops: Gang conflict led to mass shooting

8:49 AM CDT, September 25, 2013

Cops: Gang conflict led to mass shooting

Bryon Champ decided to seek quick revenge last week after he was grazed in the leg in a gang-related shooting, authorities say.

 'It was like everybody was hit'

12:07 AM CDT, September 21, 2013

'It was like everybody was hit'

A gunman with a military-grade assault rifle opened fire on a pickup basketball game in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Thursday, injuring 13 people and pulling the city back into the spotlight for its epidemic of gun violence.

Assault weapons rare here, but multivictim attacks add up

12:09 PM CDT, September 21, 2013

Assault weapons rare here, but multivictim attacks add up

The kind of violence that typically plagues Chicago does not handily fit the terms of the national debate on assault weapons and mass shootings.

Back of the Yards no man's land for police, politicians

9:27 PM CDT, September 21, 2013

Back of the Yards no man's land for police, politicians

Just a few weeks ago, Chicago police brass, prosecutors and federal authorities summoned gang members to Gage Park to deliver a message: If the violence continued, law enforcement would be targeting the gang responsible.

Map: Cornell Square Park

September 20, 2013

Map: Cornell Square Park

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