CHICAGO (STMW) — A West Side man has been charged with the fatal shooting of a restaurant employee during a robbery last Halloween in the Austin neighborhood.
Deshawn Johnson, 26, faces counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 7:10 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: UIC Researchers Receive $6M For COVID-19 Treatment To Help Keep People Off Ventilators
Johnson walked into See Thru Chinese Kitchen, 5249 W. Madison St., demanded money and shot a 41-year-old employee in the back, police said.
Chang Z. Qui, of the 3200 block of West Wallace, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:02 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.READ MORE: Gov. JB Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb
Johnson also is charged with a separate armed robbery at a liquor store in the 3100 block of West Montrose, which allegedly happened on July 26 last year. Police say he robbed the store at gunpoint and then fired a shot at someone.
Johnson, of the 5200 block of West Quincy, is scheduled to appear in bond court on Friday.MORE NEWS: Chicago House Music DJ And Producer Paul Johnson Dies After Battle With COVID-19
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