No bond for man charged with Woodlawn shooting

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A man charged with shooting a 56-year-old man Thursday evening in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side has been ordered held without bond.

Dontay Farley, 18, of the 8200 block of South Drexel, faces one count of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm and one count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon without a valid FOID card, both felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

Farley was arrested about 7:45 p.m. Thursday after he was seen with a handgun in the 7100 block of South Rhodes, police said.

He was then identified as the person who opened fire about 15 minutes earlier in the 600 block of East 67th Street, shooting a 56-year-old man in the foot, police said. The man was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where his condition was stabilized.

On Saturday, Farley was ordered held without bond, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. He is next scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

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The boy was riding with his mother and three other children about 8:40 p.m. in the 4400 block of West Marquette Road when he was shot in the head, police said.