Reputed gang member held for murder outside Northwest Side doughnut shop

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Stephon Gill /Chicago Police

Stephon Gill was angry rivals jumped a fellow Latin Styler gang member while the pal was with his child.

So Gill went into a Belmont-Cragin neighborhood Dunkin’ Donuts a few weeks later and killed one of the culprits as he bolted outside the shop, Cook County prosecutors said.

Gill, 21, was ordered held without bail Thursday for the fatal shooting of Edgar Muneton on March 25.

Muneton and two other Latin Kings were chased through the Dunkin’ Donuts, behind the counter and into the employee area before Muneton was gunned down, Assistant State’s Attorney Sarah Karr said.

Gill’s cohorts punched and hit Muneton’s 21-year-old friend with a broom after cornering him near the drive-thru area, Karr said.

Meanwhile, Gill chased Muneton and an 18-year-old man as they ran through the back of the Dunkin’ Donuts and through an emergency exit at the business, 5201 W. Fullerton Ave., Karr said.

Gill caught up with the men and pistol-whipped them, causing cuts to their heads, she said. Then Gill opened fire, striking Muneton in the abdomen, wrist and head, Karr said.

Muneton was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators found .40-caliber shell casings in the alley behind the Dunkin’ Donuts, and surveillance footage showed Gill and his friends beating the victims, Karr said.

Gill was arrested Tuesday at his home in the 4800 block of West Wabansia Avenue, according to a police report.

Gill was identified by multiple witnesses, prosecutors said. He is on probation for two drug-related convictions.

Gill, who appeared in court wearing glasses, jeans and a blue sweat shirt, lives with his sister and grandmother, an assistant public defender told Judge Laura Sullivan.

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