“This is a challenging time for my family,” the alderman said in a statement. “But, with the help of God, we will get through it,”
Kenneth Austin, 28, was taken into custody on Feb. 8 on the South Side based on a warrant from Louisville.
Two children — an 11-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy — have died from gunfire in the last four days in Chicago; a third is in critical condition.
Hundreds gather to honor their loved ones, friends who died this year.
MITCHELL: To many, the faces staring out from the collage of victims murdered in 2016 have no connection to them. But take a closer look.
Yuri Hardy, 19, was the fourth Urban Prep student or alumnus to be shot to death in Chicago in 2016, according to a letter to the school community.
Tyrone Hardin was working a second job as a railroad security guard to earn enough money to provide a nice Christmas for his family, his wife says.