2 juveniles ordered held on $2.5 million bail for allegedly shooting 6-year-old girl
BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Criminal Courts Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org July 24, 2013 2:36PM
Terrence Lynom / Photo from Chicago Police
Updated: July 24, 2013 11:48PM
Two juveniles were ordered held in lieu of $2.5 million bail Wednesday for allegedly shooting a bicycle-riding 6-year-old girl and a middle-aged woman who were attending a memorial barbecue for a slain man on the Far South Side.
Terrence Lynom and Ladon Barker’s older friend — 17-year-old Angelo Clark — also was arrested on attempted murder and aggravated battery charges for allegedly disposing a weapon used in Friday night’s shooting.
Clark, a purported gang member, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail.
All three teens made their way to the front-yard barbecue in the 300 block of West 105th Street before Lynom, 16, and 15-year-old Barker opened fire in the gathering, according to authorities.
Quianna Tompkins was shot in the chest as she rode her bicycle just west of the barbecue and 52-year-old Lisa Travis, Quianna’s family friend, was hit in the leg.
Quianna remained in critical condition Wednesday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Cook County prosecutors said.
Travis has since been release from the hospital.
When the gunfire erupted family and friends were celebrating the life of Travis’ nephew Brandon Snipe who was gunned down in the same neighborhood in 2008, Travis said Wednesday.
A police source told the Sun-Times that Snipe was a documented gang member — an allegation Travis and other family members disputed.
Friday’s shooting was captured on surveillance cameras and witnesses identified the three teenagers as the youth walking toward the barbecue and specifically fingered Lynom and Barker as the gunmen, Assistant State’s Attorney Jennifer Dillman said.
Clark, of the 12100 block of South Lafayette, and Lynom, of the 1800 block of North Luna, made admissions to police and were arrested on Monday, Dillman said.
But Lynom’s attorney Karla Fiaoni told Judge Donald Panarese Jr. that her client never told police anything.
Barker, of the 10600 block of South Wabash, was arrested on Tuesday.
Lynom was previously found delinquent in a cannabis and weapons case and Barker has juvenile record for theft and burglary, Dillman said.