Prosecutors: Rasaan Price, 15, fatally shot Darren Foggey, 16, through bedroom window

Darren Foggey / Photo from Facebook

Darren Foggey / Photo from Facebook

BY ANGELIQUE WHITE
Homicide Watch Chicago

Judge Donald Panarese called 15-year-old Rasaan Price “a danger to society” after prosecutors detailed how he allegedly fatally shot 16-year-old Darren Foggey through a bedroom window.

Foggey was watching television with friends in his bedroom in the 6700 block of South Artesian Avenue when Price walked up and fired a single shot into the first floor window about 9:25 p.m. June 23, said Assistant State’s Attorney Colleen Rogers.

Foggey, who was “sitting in the window,” was struck in the neck, Rogers said.

Price ran away after the shooting, but multiple witnesses identified him as the gunman and portions of the attack were captured on surveillance video from a nearby business, Rogers said.
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Comment of the Day: “Crazy how you can go in for disorderly conduct and end up not coming out”

Inmate Tony Purnell, 42, was injured during a June 23 fight at the Cook County Jail and died about a month later. Reader “JRD” posted this about the killing:

Crazy how you can go in for disorderly conduct and end up not coming out. RIP tho

Boy, 15, charged with murder in Chicago Lawn shooting death of 16-year-old Darren Foggey

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old Darren Foggey last Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn community.

Authorities said Foggey was inside a home in the 6700 block of South Artesian Avenue when he was shot about 9:25 p.m. June 23.

Foggey, of the 6900 block of South Artesian Avenue, was inside a bedroom when a bullet came through the window and struck him in the neck, authorities said. He died at the scene.
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Comment of the Day: “The police need to do their job and find the person who did this to my dear friend”

Demond Parnell, 34, was fatally shot July 21 outside his Edgewater home. Reader “Tiffany” posted this about the killing:

I know for a fact that he was not a gang member! The police need to do their job and find the person who did this to my dear friend! Rip Demond ! Love Always!

VIDEO: One killed, 26 others wounded in weekend shootings

WEEK IN REVIEW: Two teens among five killed throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU
Homicide Watch Chicago Editor

Five people were shot throughout Chicago last week, including two teenage boys.

The most recent murder happened about 6 p.m. Friday when 13-year-old Samuel Walker was shot in the 700 block of South California Avenue, authorities said. Six other people were wounded in the shooting, according to police.

Sandra Williams, Samuel’s aunt, said her nephew had just finished summer school and was on his way to buy chips from a convenience store when he was shot.

Samuel was one of 26 people shot over the weekend. He was the only one who died.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Funeral for 11-year-old Shamiya Adams

PHOTOS BY JESSICA KOSCIELNIAK
Chicago Sun-Times

Shamiya Adams, 11, was fatally shot July 19 when an errant bullet entered a West Garfield Park home where she was attending a sleepover party. She was laid to rest Saturday.

Shamiya Adams funeral / Photo by Jessica Koscielniak
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PHOTO GALLERY: Samuel Walker, 13, fatally shot in East Garfield Park

PHOTOS BY ALEX WROBLEWSKI
For Chicago Sun-Times

Samuel Walker, 13, was fatally shot Friday night as members of the Nu Church Movement set up its mobile ministry at a nearby vacant lot near South California Avenue and West Lexington Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

Scene where Samuel Walker, 13, was shot / Photo by Alex Wroblewski
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Samuel Walker, 13, killed in West Garfield Park shooting that wounded 6 others

Antonisha Johnston, 13, heard Samuel Walker shooting / Photo by Alex Wroblewski
Antonisha Johnston heard Samuel Walker shooting / Photo by Alex Wroblewski

BY MAUDLYNE IHEJIRIKA AND MEGAN GRAHAM
Chicago Sun-Times

It was a beautiful Friday evening, and members of the Nu Church Movement had arrived to set up its mobile ministry on a vacant lot in East Garfield Park neighborhood.

Youth on the block had flocked to the lot and joined the church group, some playing games, some in prayer, when church leader Lavieda Stewart, 24, saw a car drive by slowly from the corner of her eye.

Five minutes later, she heard a barrage of gunshots, looked up and saw two men standing outside that car shooting near the corner of West Lexington Street and South California Avenue.

When the gunfire was over, 13-year-old Samuel Walker was killed and six others were wounded, according to officials.
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Anthony Edwards, 39, shot dead at West Pullman gas station

Anthony Edwards was fatally shot early Thursday at a West Pullman gas station.

Edwards, 39, was walking in the 11600 block of South Michigan Avenue when a male walked up and opened fire about 3:15 a.m. Thursday, authorities said.
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