Gunned down last year in front of his terrified young son and girlfriend within days of being unmasked as a cooperating witness, Keith Daniels helped police solve one of Chicago’s highest-profile murders of 2011 — the botched drive-by shooting of an innocent bystander, 13-year-old Darius “Bay Bay” Brown.
Four men and a woman have been charged in a shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy as he played basketball in a city park during the summer.
Violence on the streets of Chicago was the main course on Wednesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s menu. First, Emanuel attended a ceremony to retire the star of a fallen Chicago Police Officer, then he went to the funeral of a 13-year-old boy who was killed while playing basketball.
A $10,000 reward is now being offered in hopes of finding the gunman who shot and killed Darius Brown, 13, as he played basketball earlier this week.
Police have a surveillance camera photo of a late-model white sedan that could be related to the shooting death of Darius Brown, who was playing basketball at Metcalfe Park on Wednesday.
A 13-year-old boy playing basketball with his friends in Bronzeville was shot and killed Wednesday night.