North Chicago man charged in Niles nightclub shooting

Willie Montgomery-Wise, 20, was charged with the September shooting outside the Music Box Club while in Chicago police custody for “an unrelated firearms violation,” police said.

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Willie Montgomery-Wise, 20, was charged in the Sept. 22, 2019, shooting outside the Music Box Club in Niles.

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A North Chicago man is facing felony charges after allegedly firing his gun outside of a nightclub in north suburban Niles.

Willie Montgomery-Wise, 20, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated discharge of a firearm and criminal damage to property, Niles police said.

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Willie Montgomery-Wise

Niles police

Montgomery-Wise was charged with the September shooting outside the Music Box Club while in Chicago police custody for “an unrelated firearms violation,” police said. Chicago police also recovered the gun that was linked to the Music Box shooting.

Montgomery-Wise is due in court Oct. 7.

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The man, believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, was found unresponsive in the middle of police by responding officers.