Chicago shooting: Man charged after child shot and killed in Englewood home on South Side to be arraigned – What We Know!

CHICAGO (WLS) — The person charged within the taking pictures dying of a 12-year-old boy on the town’s South Aspect will likely be arraigned this week.

Prosecutors stated Jaran Hughes fired the shot that killed Marcell Wilson on Jan. 2 in Englewood.

Wilson was mendacity in mattress in a house within the 5500-block of South Aberdeen Avenue when somebody he knew fired a handgun about 11:25 p.m., putting him within the chest, Chicago police and the Prepare dinner County medical expert’s workplace stated after the taking pictures. He was taken to Comer Kids’s Hospital, the place he later died, police stated.

Hughes is charged with first diploma homicide.

His arraignment listening to is scheduled for Monday.

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Wilson all the time helped his neighbors and had a humorousness, his household stated after the taking pictures.

An important-aunt, Donna Gaither, stated she didn’t know the circumstances of the taking pictures. She stated Marcell usually helped his neighbors with chores and cherished to inform jokes.

“He was younger, however he was little useful boy,” Gaither stated. “He would assist anybody clear up. Something useful, something he may do. They paid him to wash up the yard, rake the yard, choose up the paper. He was actually useful to loads of neighbors within the space.”

“He favored to be a comic. He cherished to crack jokes, he cherished to speak loopy,” she stated.

Marcell grew up on the South Aspect and had moved round within the space lately along with his mom and father, Donna Gaither stated. She noticed Marcell much less usually after he entered faculty.

The Solar-Occasions Media Wire contributed to this report.

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