Man charged with February fatal shooting in Brainerd

Cartez McGary, 23, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Lesean Long, according to Chicago police.

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A man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting Feb. 28, 2021 in Brainerd.

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A man has been charged with fatally shooting another man in February in Brainerd on the South Side.

Cartez McGary, 23, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Lesean Long, Chicago police said.

Long was found unresponsive in front of a home Feb. 28 in the 9100 block of South Emerald Avenue, police said.

McGary was arrested Wednesday and identified as the person who shot and killed 32-year-old Long, according to police

McGary was scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.

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