Two Charged In Fatal South Chicago Drive-By Shooting

CHICAGO (STMW) — Two men were charged in connection with the drive-by shooting death of a man in the South Chicago neighborhood last July.

Tyrone Hart, 18, was standing on the corner in the 8000 block of South Chappel Avenue when a passenger inside a passing black Nissan Maxima opened fire about 7:45 p.m. July 23, authorities said.

Hart, of the 8100 block of South Chappel Avenue, was shot in the chest and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8:45 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Terrence Snowden, 24, and Phillip L. Boyd, 23, were both charged with first-degree murder, police said. Snowden was also charged with possessing a firearm without a valid FOID card and cannabis possession.

Snowden, of the 8700 block of South Euclid Avenue and Boyd, of the 7700 block of South Bennett Avenue, are expected Monday in bond court.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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