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Christopher Kirby | Chicago Police

No bail for man charged with shooting two in Washington Heights

SHARE No bail for man charged with shooting two in Washington Heights
SHARE No bail for man charged with shooting two in Washington Heights

A man charged with shooting two people last month in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood has been ordered held without bail.

A man and woman were in an alley in the 9100 block of South Ashland a few minutes after 3 a.m. July 19 when 21-year-old Christopher Kirby approached and fired several shots in their direction, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The 25-year-old man was shot in the face and buttock while the 30-year-old woman was shot in the chest, police said. Both were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.

Kirby, of the 1700 block of West 90th Street, is charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with a firearm, police said.

Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr. ordered Kirby held without bail at a hearing Tuesday, according to court records. Kirby is next scheduled to appear in court Monday.

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