Bond denied for man charged in New Year’s Day murder
A parolee was denied bond Saturday for allegedly chasing down a man and gunning him down on the South Side on New Year’s Day.
Anthony Robinson, 20, was the second man charged with murdering 28-year-old Kelvin Jemison in the 4500 block of South Champlain Avenue.
Robinson’s co-defendant, Clyde Jackson, was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Friday. A third man is also believed to be part of the deadly shooting but was not in custody, police said.
Jemison, 28, was walking with a friend when a car with four people inside passed them twice then began following them, according to court documents.
The dusty, black four-door car stopped near Jemison and his friend about 2:45 p.m. and Jackson and another backseat passenger exited the car and acted as a lookout for front seat passenger Robinson, who got out of the car and opened fire on the two, according to court documents.
Robinson shot Jemison as he attempted to run away, then stood over him and shot him several more times, according to court documents. The other victim, a 17-year-old, was shot at, but not struck by gunfire, prosecutors said on Saturday.
Jemison was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was declared dead, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Security video captured the murder and Jackson was identified as one of the people acting as a lookout, according to the state’s attorney’s office.
Robinson, a member of a faction of the Gangster Disciples street gang, was on parole for unlawful use of a weapon and assault of a police officer at the time of the shooting, prosecutors said at his hearing on Saturday.
Robinson, of the 5300 block of South Hoyne Avenue, was scheduled to be released on those charges in May.