Man charged with fatal Bellwood shooting

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Tajuan Murry | Cook County sheriff’s office

Bond was denied Sunday for a 24-year-old man accused of gunning down another man in Bellwood early Thursday in the western suburb.

Tajuan Murry faces first-degree murder charges for shooting 29-year-old Marty Burtin about 1 a.m. near the older man’s home in the 3900 block of Warren Avenue, according to Bellwood police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Burtin was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead with multiple gunshot wounds at 1:13 a.m., authorities said. An autopsy his death a homicide.

Police confirmed that Murry was arrested and charged with the shooting but declined to provide more details Sunday night.

Murry, of the 2200 block of Des Plaines Avenue in North Riverside, had been on parole for a 2010 armed robbery conviction out of Bellwood, according to Cook County Circuit Court records and the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Judge Donald Panarese Jr. ordered him held without bond at a Sunday hearing, records show. Murry’s next court date is Tuesday.

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