No bond for man charged with shooting, seriously wounding man in West Englewood

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Bond was denied for a South Side man charged with shooting and seriously wounding another man nearly three weeks ago in the West Englewood neighborhood.

Otha Calhoun / photo from Chicago Police

Otha Calhoun / photo from Chicago Police

Otha Calhoun, 22, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.

Calhoun allegedly walked up to a 20-year-old man in the 6700 block of South Hermitage about 3:10 p.m. on Oct. 8 and fired several shots, striking the man in the abdomen and leg, police said.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, police said.

Police did not provide a motive for the shooting.

Calhoun, of the 6600 block of South Wolcott, was ordered held without bond Tuesday, authorities said.

His next court date is scheduled for Nov. 3, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.


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