A Chicago felon who was being monitored electronically following charges of possessing a stolen firearm as a felon has now been charged with allegedly shooting five people over the weekend, two of whom died.
CWB Chicago reported that a 39-year-old man was holding a party in his backyard on Saturday when he ordered everyone to leave around 2 a.m. He then started shooting, hitting five people, killing two. One partygoer with a concealed carry permit fired back, critically injuring the original shooter, before he was killed.
“[Chicago Police Department] records show [the gunman] was arrested in April 2019 for being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm. He went home on electronic monitoring to await trial,” CWB Chicago reported.
“Every weekend, we can bring forth an example of a person out of jail that should be in jail,” CPD Superintendent David Brown said at a press conference on Monday.
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