Man Charged With 2013 Back Of The Yards Murder

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Steven Douglas / photo from Chicago Police

Steven Douglas / photo from Chicago Police

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CHICAGO (STMW) — A West Side man has been charged with murder for a fatal shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side last year.

Steven Douglas, 22, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for allegedly shooting Rico Lawrence in the head outside his home in the 5100 block of South Winchester Avenue shortly after 1:30 p.m. Aug. 30, 2013, authorities said.

Lawrence, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Douglas, of the 200 block of North Kildare Avenue, is expected to appear in bond court later Saturday, police said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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