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No bail for 4th man charged in fatal shooting of 73-year-old man

Malcolm X. Terry  |  Chicago Police photo

Malcolm X. Terry | Chicago Police photo

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Updated: March 25, 2013 5:50PM



The fourth man charged with the murder of a 73-year-old man fatally shot last October on a neighbor’s South Side porch was denied bond Monday.

William Thomas was sitting outside on a porch in the 6800 block of South East End Avenue when shots rang out about 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 12, 2012, police said at the time.

Grand Crossing District officers found Thomas lying on the sidewalk with a fatal gunshot wound to the head, police said.

Thomas, of the 1700 block of East 68th Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Malcolm X. Terry, 22, of the 1400 block of 67th Place, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting, according to police. On Monday, Terry was ordered held without bond, Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokeswoman Lisa Gordon said

Earlier this month, officers from the Chicago Police Gang Investigation Division arrested Aramis McKinzie, 18; Garlin Minor, 19; and Akeem L. Simmons, 20.

McKinzie, of the 1400 block of South Canal; Minor, of the 600 block of East 95th; and Simmons, of the 1400 block of East 68th Street, were each charged with one count of first-degree murder, police said.

Bond was set at $4 million each for McKinzie and Simmons, and $3 million for Minor, according to the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s office.

Terry will be back in court March 29 for a preliminary hearing.



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