Rogers Park man charged in Evanston shooting

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Andre Williams | Evanston police photo

A Rogers Park man was held on a $100,000 bond Wednesday, charged with shooting two men in north suburban Evanston.

Andre Williams, 26, of the 1600 block of West Juneway, was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to Evanston police.

About 2 p.m. Monday, an 18-year-old man and 20-year-old man were shot while in a vehicle near the intersection of Custer and Brummel streets, Evanston police said.

The men, both from Evanston, were taken to Provena St. Francis Hospital. The 18-year-old was shot in the knee and the other man suffered a graze wound. Their injuries were not thought to be life-threatening, police said.

The 20-year-old left the hospital before officers arrived and before he received treatment, police said.

Using surveillance cameras, Evanston police were able to find a vehicle used in the shooting in the 7700 block of North Paulina, police said.

Williams was ordered held on a $100,000 bond at a hearing Monday at the Skokie courthouse, police said. He is next scheduled to appear in court Feb. 18.

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