Man charged with shooting two men, one fatally, in Humboldt Park

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A 20-year-old man charged with a shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood earlier this year was ordered held without bond Friday.

Jamal D. Joiner was charged late Thursday with one count of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder for the April 17 shooting that left 36-year-old Courtney Jackson dead, according to Chicago Police.

Police said Jackson and another 35-year-old man were in a car in the 1000 block of North Springfield about 10:50 p.m. that night when Joiner walked up with a handgun and fired several shots in their direction before running away.

Jackson, of the 1400 block of North Lotus, was shot in the chest; while the other man was struck in the neck. The men were dropped off at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center at 1:21 a.m. April 18, where Jackson was pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Joiner was arrested Tuesday at his home in the 6000 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

Judge Peggy Chiampas ordered him held without bond Friday. He is nests scheduled to appear in court Aug. 8.

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