WEEK IN REVIEW: Seven shot dead throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor At least seven people were murdered throughout Chicago last week — the city’s lowest homicide total in three weeks. All seven people were killed by gunfire. The deceased were six men and a woman. The seven killings are the lowest weekly total since five people were killed May … Read more →

Prosecutors: Jerome Lofton fatally shot Darrien Jordan during North Lawndale argument

Jerome Lofton / Photo from Chicago Police BY EMILY BROSIOUS Homicide Watch Chicago Jerome Lofton attempted to pistol whip Darrien Jordan during an Tuesday afternoon fight in the North Lawndale neighborhood, prosecutors said. Lofton then stepped back and shot Jordan in the abdomen, said Assistant State’s Attorney Colleen Rogers. The men had been arguing on … Read more →

Jerome Lofton charged with murder in North Lawndale shooting death of Darrien Jordan

Jerome Lofton / Photo from Chicago Police BY JORDAN OWEN Sun-Times Media Jerome Lofton has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting Darrien Jordan during a Tuesday afternoon argument in the North Lawndale neighborhood. Lofton got into an argument with Jordan in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw Street about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. … Read more →

Jerome Lofton

  • Arrested: June 3, 2014
  • Age: 32
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the June 3, 2014 death of Darrien Jordan.

Photo credit: Jerome Lofton / Photo from Chicago Police