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No bond for man charged with fatally shooting 16-year-old

Daryl Lee / Phofrom Chicago Police Department

Daryl Lee / Photo from Chicago Police Department

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Updated: May 17, 2014 9:25PM

Bond was denied for a 20-year-old who was arrested in Iowa and charged with murder for allegedly shooting 16-year-old Marquis Harris in January.

Lee, 20, was arrested May 16 in Des Moines, Iowa, on warrants for first-degree murder, possession of a controlled substance and reckless conduct, police said.

A judge ordered him held without bond Saturday, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office.

Authorities claim Lee used a .45 caliber handgun to fatally shoot Harris in the chest about 11:15 p.m. Jan. 11 at a gathering in a second-floor apartment in the 6200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, Homicide Watch Chicago reports.

Harris was arguing with his girlfriend when Lee, a friend of the girlfriend, intervened, police said, Homicide Watch Chicago reports.

Lee left the gathering, then returned and shot Harris in the chest, authorities said.

Harris, who lived on the same block where he was shot, died at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County about an hour later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Lee, of the 3900 block of South Lake Park Avenue, is next due in court Monday.

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