Federal Trial Over Endia Martin Killing Begins This WeekVandetta Redwood found herself alone in a Chicago police lockup in April 2014, the day a teenage feud ended with a street brawl — and the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Endia Martin.
Closing Arguments Set For Man Accused Of Giving Niece Gun Used To Kill Girl, 14CBS 2's Jeremy Ross takes a look at what led to the death and why the accused says his niece never should have had the gun.
Relative Of Endia Martin's Alleged Killer Invokes 5th AmendmentA relative of the teenage girl accused of shooting Endia Martin invoked the Fifth Amendment when she took the stand at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse Thursday night.
Teen Describes Shooting That Killed Endia MartinLanekia Reynolds used to be good friends with the girl who shot her. They had been tight since grammar school. But in 2013, the two fought over a boy. A year later, the girls’ hatred snowballed and Reynolds and her rival challenged each other to a fight. When that fight was over, Reynolds was wounded and Endia, 14, was dead.
Endia Martin's Death Exposes Entrenched Chicago ViolenceWhen a 14-year-old Chicago girl was arrested on charges that she shot and killed another 14-year-old Chicago girl, much of the attention centered on how the shooting stemmed from an argument over a boy that was playing out on Facebook.
Charges Dismissed Against Aunt Of Accused Teen KillerProsecutors argued Vandetta Redwood initially told police she was not there when 14-year-old Endia Martin was shot, but a cell phone video obtained by police put her at the scene. Judge Donald Panarese Jr. called the video “choppy” and “poor,” then ruled the state did not meet the burden of proof.
Sixth Person Charged In Murder Of Back Of The Yards TeenPolice said the gun used to kill 14-year-old Endia Martin on Monday passed through the hands of a Streeterville man before it ended up with the alleged shooter’s uncle.
Alleged Shooter's Uncle Charged In Murder Of 14-Year-Old GirlThe uncle of a 14-year-old girl accused of killing a classmate during a fight over a boy has been charged with giving his niece the murder weapon and accompanying her to the fight in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.