Crime Video News: Shamiya Adams (11) Shot And Killed By Stray Bullet In Chicago, Illinois

Victim: Shamiya Adams, 11 years old

Suspect: not known

City, State: Chicago, Illinois

Address: A home on the South Side

Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014

Time: in the morning

Adams was at a slumber party. As the kids were making a snack, an errant bullet came through the wall of the house and struck the young girl.

This occurred during yet another rash of violence in Chicago. 20 victims were shot, and Adams and a 30-year-old man were killed.

The motive for the shooting that killed Adams is not known. And no suspect has been identified yet.

The Daily Mail reported that this was Adams’s first ever sleepover at a friend’s house.

Link to Article:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2698781/Girl-11-cut-stray-bullet-making-smores-sleepover-two-dead-20-shot-Chicago-12-hours.htm

Crime Video News: Jaquan Hardy Shot And Killed And 2 Other People Injured In Austin, Chicago, Illinois

Victim: Jaquan Hardy – 21 years old

Suspect: not known

City, State: West Side Chicago, Illinois, in the Austin community

Address: 900 block of North Mayfield Avenue

Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014

Time: About 6 in the evening

Hardy, who the police say was a gang member, was getting into a cab when the suspect shot at him. Hardy was killed, and the taxi driver and a woman were also hit and injured by bullets. They were said to be in stable condition, though. The woman is 43, and the cab driver is 53.

Other than the gang connection being a possibility, nothing else specific is known about the motive. No suspect has been identified.

Hardy lived in Chicago, on West Augusta Boulevard.

Link to Article:

http://www.suntimes.com/photos/galleries/28755508-417/5-shot-one-killed-in-pair-of-linked-west-side-shootings.html#.U8yGCuPuKi4

Crash Video Files: Palatine, Cook County, Illinois: Julie Allard Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident On Illinois 53 And U.S. 14

One woman was killed in this one-vehicle crash, which is thought to be related to harsh weather conditions. She had no passengers with her. Another car hit her vehicle, but the 62-year-old driver, who lives in Inverness, Illinois, was not injured. That man was not identified.

Date: Monday, January 6, 2014

Time: About 9 at night

City / County / State: Palatine, Cook County, Illinois

Address: Illinois 53 and U.S. 14

Victims Killed:

1. Julie Allard was 34 years old and lived in Elgin, Illinois. She lived on Ripple Brook Court.

Victims Injured:

none

Cause:

The road was covered in ice and snow when Allard crashed her pickup truck. The vehicle went over a barrier and fell onto U.S. 14.

Sources:

Chicago Tribune

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Crash Video Files: West Garfield Park, Chicago, Illinois: Holland Richardson and Jasmine Payne Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident On West Lake Street; 1 Woman Injured

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Crash Video Files: West Garfield Park, Chicago, Illinois: Holland Richardson and Jasmine Payne Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident On West Lake Street; 1 Woman Injured

This crash occurred on New Year’s Day. Two victims were killed, and one was injured. Only one car was involved.

Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Time: About 4:45 in the morning

City / County / State: West Garfield Park, Chicago, Illinois

Address: 4500 block of West Lake Street

Victims Killed:

1. Holland Richardson was 29 and from Chicago. He lived on West Race Avenue.

2. Jasmine Payne was 26 and also from Chicago. She lived on North Waller Avenue.

Victims Injured:

One woman was taken to the hospital. She was not identified by name or other details. She was in critical condition.

Cause:

Richardson was the driver. He lost control for some unknown reason and slammed into a light pole.

Criminal Charges?

Charges are unlikely in this case since the survivor was not driving.

Sources:

CBS Chicago

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Crash Video Files: Chicago, Illinois: 8-Year-Old Lauren Smith Killed And Man Injured In Christmas Eve Accident On West Garfield Boulevard

A girl has been killed in a one-car crash on Christmas Eve. The man driving was injured.

Date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Time: About 11:15 at night

City / County / State: Chicago, Illinois

Address: 1000 block of West Garfield Boulevard

Victims Killed:

1. Lauren Smith was 8 years old. She lived in Chicago, on South Wolcott Avenue.

Victims Injured:

The man, who is believed to be either 22 or 26, was not identified, including his relationship to Lauren Smith.

Cause:

The male driver lost control, went off of the road, and slammed into a tree.

Criminal Charges?

There are no charges at this time.

Sources:

Chicago Tribune

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Crash Video Files: Mundelein, Illinois: Eric Ocampo Killed In 2-Car Accident On Illinois Highway 60

One man was killed in this two-vehicle crash. His passenger was injured.

Date: Sunday, December 22, 2013

Time: About 5:15 in the afternoon

City / County / State: Mundelein, Illinois

Address: Illinois Highway 60

Victims Killed:

1. Eric Ocampo was 34 and lived in Zion, Illinois.

Victims Injured:

An unidentified passenger in Ocampo’s Toyota Camry was injured. This victim is in critical condition.

Note: The other driver was not injured and was not identified.

Cause:

Police say that Ocampo pulled out of a parking lot in his Camry and was struck by the other driver, who was in a BMW. Besides the roads being wet, it was not clear what caused this accident to happen.

Criminal Charges?

There are no charges at this time.

Sources:

Chicago Tribune

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Crash Video Files: Englewood, South Side Chicago, Illinois: Donovan Turnage, 11, Killed In Accident When Struck By Allegedly Stolen Vehicle Near West Garfield Boulevard and South Halsted Street; 1 Man Injured

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Crash Video Files: Englewood, South Side Chicago, Illinois: Donovan Turnage, 11, Killed In Accident When Struck By Allegedly Stolen Vehicle Near West Garfield Boulevard and South Halsted Street; 1 Man Injured

A young boy was killed in this crash. The vehicle he was riding in was struck by a car that police say had just been carjacked and stolen.

Update: 34-year-old Rockie Douglas has been identified as the suspect in this case. You can see a photo of Douglas by clicking on the WGN link below.

Date: Saturday, December 21, 2013

Time: About 30 minutes after noon

City / County / State: South Side of Chicago, Illinois (Englewood community)

Address: Close to the intersection of West Garfield Boulevard and South Halsted Street

Victims Killed:

1. Donovan Turnage was 11 years old. He lived in Chicago, on South Artesian Avenue.

Victims Injured:

The man driving the Suburban occupied by Turnage was injured. His medical status was not known.

Suspect:

There is no description for the suspect or the second car that he allegedly took off in after the accident occurred. However, he may have stolen a light blue 2007 Honda Accord after fleeing in the second vehicle.

Cause:

Police say they spotted the suspect driving and tried to pull him over. He continued on without stopping and crashed into the Suburban in which Turnage was riding.

Criminal Charges?

There are no charges at this time. If the suspect is caught, a charge along the lines of reckless homicide or even more is a strong possibility.

Sources:

Chicago Tribune

WGN Article With Photo Of Suspect Rockie Douglas

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Crash News Video: Crown Point, Indiana: William Riley Knight And Linda Darlington Killed In Pedestrian Accident On 109th Avenue

The ABC affiliate in Chicago has posted a video about a pedestrian accident that killed two people. One was a woman who had already crashed her car, and the man was a Good Samaritan who stopped to help. You can see a link below to the video.

As the pair were outside the woman’s car, 3 other cars came along and struck them. While it isn’t totally clear what caused this accident, it may be that the drivers of the 3 cars simply didn’t see the victims (it was dark). No one has been arrested or charged with any crimes.

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2013

Time: Nearly midnight

City / County / State: Crown Point, Indiana

Address: 109th Avenue, close to Lane Street

Victims Killed:

1. William Riley Knight is the Good Samaritan who died. He had just gotten married on this same day. Knight was 49 and lived in Crown Point.

2. Linda Darlington was the woman who initially crashed her car. She was also from Crown Point. Linda was 42.

Victims Injured:

none

Car Drivers:

Names of the motorists who struck Knight and Darlington were not provided.

Sources:

ABC Chicago Video

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Crash Video Files: Skokie, Illinois: Chicago Resident John Khosho Killed In Car Accident On Dempster Street

One man was killed in a car accident on Dempster Street, in Skokie, Illinois. John Khosho was 23 years old and lived in Chicago, Illinois. The accident was on Thursday, December 5, 2013.

Cause:

This was a one-vehicle accident, but police say it may have involved a second driver in a white car. Police were investigating whether this motorist somehow drove Khosho off the road. This motorist has apparently been found and is being questioned, according to ABC’s Chicago affiliate. But no charges have been filed yet over this crash.

However it happened, what is known is that Khosho’s car went off the road and struck a tree. This was in the 3800 block of Dempster Street. There were no reported passengers.

Sources:

ABC Chicago

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Crash Video Files: Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois: Tamara Marslova Killed In 2-Vehicle Accident On West Fullerton Avenue

This was a two-vehicle crash in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago, Illinois. One woman was killed. She was the driver of a car that was hit by a truck. Police say the woman ran a red light. As such, the unidentified truck driver was not cited and is not expected to be charged with any crimes.

This accident occurred on West Fullerton Avenue. It was on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at about 9 in the morning.

The victim was Tamara Marslova. She was 64 years old and lived in Chicago, on North Harlem Avenue. The CBS report did not indicate whether Marslova or the truck driver was wearing a seat belt.

Sources:

CBS Chicago

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