Updated 06/12/14 – 1:49 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A 23-year-old man has been charged with killing a special education teacher who was felled by a stray bullet in the Chatham neighborhood last month.
Dr. Betty Howard, 58, was working her second job at a realty office near 79th Street and Evans Avenue around 5:30 p.m. May 29, when bullets pierced the wall of the building, and struck her in the head. She died less than an hour later at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Two other people also were wounded in the shooting.
Early Thursday morning, police said 23-year-old Dominique Hodrick has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, and three counts of aggravated battery in connection with the shooting. He was ordered held without bail at a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.