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Dad guns down man who complained about his daughter loitering outside

Updated: September 23, 2012 6:19AM



Levertis Williams didn’t like how a 12-year-old girl and her friends loitered outside his South Side home, blocking the door and creating a disturbance.

So he complained to her father, prosecutors said.

His repeated complaints to Anthony Motley, 31, led to an ongoing feud that turned deadly Aug. 9, according to Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney Angela Carlisle.

Williams, Motley and a friend of Motley’s were arguing when Williams went inside his home in the 6800 block of South Prairie.

When he returned to his front yard, Motley opened fire, shooting Williams, 41, six times and killing him, Carlisle said.

A judge on Tuesday ordered Motley held in lieu of $1 million bail.

Motley, of the 7400 block of South Emerald, was arrested Sunday. Witnesses identified him in photo arrays and in physical lineups, Carlisle said. He’s charged with first-degree murder.



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