WEEK IN REVIEW: 14 killed in Chicago violence

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago At least 14 people were killed throughout Chicago last week. Seven of the killings happened over the weekend, when at least 24 other people were wounded by gunfire. The most recent killings happened minutes apart on the West Side. A 53-year-old man was fatally shot in the 4900 block … Read more →

Prosecutors: Kristopher Pitts stole cellphone, cash then fatally shot Kevin O’Malley in Lake View

Kristopher Pitts / Photo from Chicago Police BY SAM CHARLES Chicago Sun-Times Kristopher Pitts was ordered held without bond Sunday after prosecutors claim he fatally shot Kevin O’Malley during a robbery in the Lake View neighborhood. Pitts robbed O’Malley of his cellphone and cash about 2 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of West Oakdale … Read more →

Kevin O’Malley killed in Lake View shooting

BY MICHAEL LANSU AND GEORGE SLEFO Chicago Sun-Times Kevin O’Malley spent last week searching for the perfect gift for his girlfriend’s upcoming birthday, a coworker said. O’Malley won’t get the chance to celebrate that birthday after the 25-year-old was shot to death early Saturday in the Lake View neighborhood. Authorities said O’Malley got into a … Read more →

Kristopher Pitts

  • Arrested: May 30, 2015
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the May 30, 2015 death of Kevin O’Malley.

Photo credit: Kristopher Pitts / Photo from Chicago Police