WEEK IN REVIEW: Eight shot dead throughout the city

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Eight people were shot to death throughout Chicago last week. The week started with four consecutive days without a murder, but ended in a flurry of gun violence. Three people were shot dead on Friday, two on Saturday and two more on Sunday. Seven of the killings happened … Read more →

Alexander Scott charged with murder for allegedly shooting Eric Woods in West Garfield Park

Alexander Scott / Photo from Chicago Police Alexander Scott has been charged for allegedly fatally shooting Eric Woods Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Scott, 29, was charged Friday with one count of first-degree murder, police said. Scott allegedly confronted Woods in a home in the 900 block of South Springfield Avenue and … Read more →

Alexander Scott

  • Arrested: Feb. 27, 2014
  • Age: 29
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Feb. 27, 2014 death of Eric Woods.

Photo credit: Alexander Scott / Photo from Chicago Police