(CBS) – Nearly two years after the shooting death of a Chicago Police Officer another suspect is now charged in that crime.
Officer Clifton Lewis was an 8-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department at the time of his murder.READ MORE: Remembering Hazel Johnson, Chicago’s ‘Mother Of Environmental Justice,’ On Earth Day 10 Years After Her Passing
Police say the arrest of 25 year-old Alexander Villa was a long time coming.
CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports Villa’s now charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery, and armed robbery for his alleged role in officer Lewis’ death on December 29, 2011. He was denied bond in a court appearance Saturday.