$1 million bond for Gurnee man charged with Albany Park shooting

SHARE $1 million bond for Gurnee man charged with Albany Park shooting
SHARE $1 million bond for Gurnee man charged with Albany Park shooting

A north suburban man accused of shooting someone last month in Albany Park on the Northwest Side was ordered held on a $1 million bond Wednesday.

Phakthra Savath, 19, faces a felony count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to Chicago Police.

A 21-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 4400 block of North Kedzie about 1:10 a.m. July 20 when four or five males walked up and started yelling gang slogans, police said at the time.

Savath, of the 100 block of Wellington Circle in Gurnee, pulled out a gun and fired shots, striking the man in the left ankle and right thigh, police said.

The victim was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition stabilized, police said.

A judge set Savath’s bond at $1 million at a Wednesday hearing, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. He is next due in court Aug. 11.

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