Alleged Gunman Charged In Chicago Mass Shooting

Authorities have charged two more suspects in last week’s shooting in Chicago that wounded 13 people. One of the two is identified as the 22-year-old gunman.

That brings to four the number of people charged in connection with the mass shooting at Cornell Square Park on Thursday. Police say the shooting is likely gang-related.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

“Tabari Young and Brad Jett, both 22, are charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm, authorities said. Both were arrested in an abandoned building three blocks from the shooting on Sunday night.”

“Young ‘was identified as the person who shot 3-year-old Deonta Howard and 12 other victims,’ according to the arrest report. Jett ‘was identified as of the individuals who participated in the shooting,” the report said.’”

As we reported on Monday, 3-year-old victim Deonta Howard is reportedly recovering after surgery from a gunshot wound to the head.

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