Reported crime was unusually absent in Logan Square this week, but the FBI issued a notice calling for information on former Logan resident Dionisio Gonzalez, who is on the run after shooting two girls in a park, and another resident filmed an apparent package thief.
FBI Offers $5,000 Reward Related to 2011 Shooting of Two Girls in Avondale Park
The FBI announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of “Dion” Dionisio Gonzalez, 35, who is wanted for his role in shooting two girls playing at Avondale Park in June 2011.
The agency has been seeking Gonzalez, whose last known address is 3029 W. Belden Ave., in Logan Square, and charged him with flight from prosecution and aggravated battery with a handgun.
In the incident, Gonzalez and a man named Antonio Bucio accidentally struck two girls aged 7 and 2 while trying to shoot rival gang members. A bullet grazed the younger girl in the head, while the elder child was shot in the back. Bucio, the shooter, was arrested, but Gonzalez, who allegedly drove the getaway vehicle, has been on the lam since the incident.
Gonzalez has not been seen here since the shooting, and may now be living in Florida. He has a chest tattoo that says “Death Before Dishonor,” “Manic” is inked on his left arm, his left forearm reads “Lil Dio,” and a final tattoo on his back says “Logan” with a depiction of a gun.
Anyone with information about Gonzalez is asked to contact Chicago’s FBI office at (312) 421-6700 or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.
Man Catches Alleged Package Thief
On Friday afternoon, May 8, Bucktown resident Gene Pierson caught a man allegedly stealing packages from a stoop near Damen and Dickens.
Pierson, who works for the Covenant Presbyterian Church across the street from the incident, turned on his cell phone camera and approached the man after seeing him take a package off someone’s front steps. He then confronted the alleged thief and captured his license plates to give the police.