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Ex-boyfriend shoots rival; bond set at $900,000

A jealous ex-boyfriend shot his girlfriend’s new lover, prosecutors say.

Melvin Laboy, 26, allegedly told Angel Burgos, 36, “I’m going to kill you,” before shooting him at his Belmont-Cragin home Saturday.

But Burgos survived a bullet wound to the shoulder, prosecutor Wendy Cáceres said.

Laboy, of the 2200 block of North Tripp, was charged with aggravated battery of a firearm and with violating an order of protection against his ex-girlfriend.

Judge James Brown on Sunday ordered him held on bail of $900,000.



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