Man charged in fatal 2013 shooting in West Englewood

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Frank Butler. | Chicago Police.

A Chicago man was ordered held on a $900,000 bond Monday for a 2013 fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man in the West Englewood neighborhood.

Frank Butler was ordered held on 900,000 bond and will be back in court April 6. Prosecutors said he was sitting on a porch with a co-offender when the victim walked past. Butler and the co-offender gave chase and opened fire.

Frank Butler, 26, shot Andre Bradford in the back of the head about 9:10 p.m. Aug. 27 in the 1600 block of West 59th St., according to a statement from Chicago Police. Butler was sitting on a porch with a co-offender when Bradford walked passed them, prosecutors said Tuesday. The two then gave chase and Butler shot him.

Bradford, of the 5700 block of South Hermitage, was found lying unresponsive on the sidewalk and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Butler was arrested Sunday in the 7700 block of Ashland about 6 p.m., police said.

Butler, of the 8200 block of South Sangamon, is scheduled to appear in court next April 6.

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