CHICAGO (CBS) — A man has been charged with shooting another man to death Sunday morning in the South Loop.
Robert Burgess, 56, has been charged with first-degree murder for the 10:04 a.m. shooting in the 1800 block of South Michigan, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Teen Charged In 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega's Murder Has Criminal Record For Carjacking And Gun Charges
William C. Smith, 45, of the 1900 block of South Indiana, was found in an alley with a gunshot wound to the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Smith was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:19 a.m., and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.READ MORE: Illinois House Committee Advances Bill That Would Require Life Rings Along Lakefront
A witness told investigators they had heard an argument and then a single shot, police said.
Burgess, who lives in the 6200 block of South Kimbark, was arrested at 10:20 p.m. Sunday in the 5100 block of South Wentworth after he was identified as the shooter, police said.
He was expected to appear in bond court Tuesday.MORE NEWS: UIC Stepping Up Conferences To Join Missouri Valley Conference
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