CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man initially planned to cut the fingers and ears off the 9-year-old son of a member of a rival gang but ended up luring the boy into an alley with the promise of a juice box and shooting him dead, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Dwright Boone-Doty, 22, was charged Monday in the Nov. 2 killing of Tyshawn Lee. He has been jailed since a November arrest on unrelated gun charges. Prosecutors also charged him with shooting two people about two weeks earlier, including a 19-year-old woman who died from her wounds. Authorities said revenge was also the motive in that attack, which the 20-year-old male victim survived.
Tyshawn Lee was one of 400 homicide victims in Chicago last year, but fourth-grader’s death shocked the city because, according to police, he was killed for no other reason than to punish his father.
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