CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago Heights men were charged in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy Saturday in the south suburbs.
Officers found Tyrone Anthony with a gunshot wound to the chest at 1:13 p.m. in an open lot on the southwest corner of 15th Street and Wallace Street in Chicago Heights, according to police in the suburb and the Cook County Medical examiner’s office.READ MORE: Outbound Kennedy Expressway Ramp To Montrose Avenue Reopens Monday
He was taken to St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights, where he was pronounced dead at 1:57 p.m., authorities said. He lived in Chicago Heights.
An autopsy Sunday confirmed Anthony died of a gunshot wound to the chest, and his death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.READ MORE: Sen. Dick Durbin, Aldermen Put Pressure On USPS To Resolve Chicago Mail Delays
Sherman Martin, 42, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection to the shooting, police said. DuShawn Cook, 46, was charged with one count of unlawful possession of weapon by a felon.
Bond was denied for Martin during a court hearing Wednesday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. Cook’s bond was set at $50,000.MORE NEWS: Saint Sabina Plans To Withhold Monthly Assessments From Archdiocese Of Chicago Until Conclusion Of Investigation On Father Michael Pfleger
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