No bond for man charged with fatal Bridgeport shooting

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Kay Kong | Chicago Police

Bond was denied for a McKinley Park man charged with a fatal shooting Thursday night in Bridgeport that left another man wounded on the South Side, policesaid.

Kay Kong, 35, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery for the drug-related attack that happened in an alley about 11:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of West 31st Street, Chicago Police announced Saturday.

Emergency crewsfound a22-year-old man shot in the head and another man, 19, shot in the abdomen, police said.

Both were taken to Stroger Hospital, where the older man died and the younger man’s condition stabilized, police said. The 22-year-old’s name has not been released by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Kong, of the 3400 block of South Wood, was ordered held without bond on Sunday, according to police and the Cook County sheriff’s office. He is next due in court Tuesday.

A woman who lives on the block said she heard six gunshots, an unusual occurrence for theneighborhood.

“I have grandchildren and we sit out here every night in the summer, and we’ve never seen anything like this,” according to the woman, who asked to remainanonymous.

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