Chicago boy, 15, accused of attempted murder in the shooting of the trick-or-treating, a 7-year-old girl

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A 15-year-old man appeared in court on Saturday on attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting a 7-year-old girl, while she was out trick-or-treating.

The Chicago police determined that the suspect in the Halloween shooting of the little girl, who was dressed as a bumble bee, and a collection of sweets, and a 32-year-old man. The girl who was shot in the right side of her neck and chest and remains in critical condition and the man was shot in his left hand.

Police said the man and the girl were not together, and do not have any kind of relationship. They said the man shot was not the intended target, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

The teenager, whose name has not been released because he is a young, faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery by discharge of a firearm, according to a Friday release by the Chicago police. Judge, She He told him that he, too, has been charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, according to the Chicago Tribune. It will be held at least until a second hearing on Monday.


The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m., when three men walked up to a group of people in a back alley in Chicago, the Village neighborhood on the southwest side. Assistant state’s attorney, What He told the court that the boy and some of the others, or at least one of them was wearing a mask, went out that day “looking for trouble” and looking to be a Latin King, a member of the Hispanic Chicago street gang). The shooting took place near the border of dividing of rival street gangs.

Then, when they saw the 32-year-old man on the other side of the street as a little girl, and one of them tried to shake his hand. They told him that they were the Gangster Two-Six, and then chased him, shouting, “Two,” and “King Killa” for that the defendant fired seven times, hitting the man and the child.

After the shooting, the boy made his way to a job-to-job-to-be. The group was listening to a police scanner and learned of the girl who was shot. According to Ruggiero, the boy urinated on his hands” after learning about the girl’s to try to get the gun powder out of his hands. The guy told me that the members of the group to hide, “the jacket,” he ordered.

He said that the police found the weapon used in the attack after a witness heard the boy say he threw the gun in a back alley near the garbage cans, and a school, and he walked away. Video surveillance recorded him to hide the weapon.

The suspect was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. on Friday.

“He’s changed (in the street) in a real-life horror movie,” He said. “He showed a complete disregard for human life” when he fired a pistol seven times, He added.


“This is a minor don’t care about the 7-year-old girl,” He said. He was “involved” is-in a gang war.

The boy’s attorney, John Miraglia, said in court that the boy is “absolutely” denied the allegations. He said that the guy does not have to be published in” the background, and said his parents were “good people.” His mother and step-father appeared in court but made no comment.

The boy said quietly while sitting, and usually give you the right to say yes or no ” answers. As for the Judge, He read the charges, ” he said, “I’ve got a question,” but the court did not allow him to work with. The boy turned to look at his mother, who nodded in agreement several times at him, when he was taken back into custody.

The family members of the girl who was shot in a bathtub outside of Stroger hospital where she was being taken care of, on Thursday night. “To the family of a 7-year-old girl who was shot in a Small Village, is grateful for the outpouring of love and support from all of Chicago and the nation. She remains in a serious condition. At this time, the family is asking for privacy as,” a Cook County health department’s statement said.


A local resident, Jose Vazquez, told the Sun-Times and was the scene of the attack, has been a hotbed of violence. “That street is crazy,” he said.

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