$300K bond for man charged with shooting near Red Line station

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Kendall Burton-Smith | Chicago Police

Bond was set at $300,000 Tuesday for a man charged with shooting and critically wounding another man Sunday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Kendall Burton-Smith, 25, faces afelony count of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.

Burton-Smith was in a fight with a 23-year-old man in the first block of West 95th Street at 1:05 p.m. Sunday when he pulled out a gun and shot the man in the left shoulder, police said.

The victim ran into the 95th Street Red Line station, where he was found by police andtaken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

The shooting suspended Red Line service on the South Side for more than four hours.

Burton-Smith, of the 8700 block of South Washtenaw,appeared in court Tuesday, where a judge ordered him held on a $300,000 bond, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. His next court date is Oct. 24.

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