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Man charged in fatal shooting in Parkway Gardens

Jamayle Howard allegedly fired shots during an argument June 19 in the 6500 block of South King Drive, police say.

Charges have been filed in a June 19 shooting in the 6500 block of South King Drive.
Charges have been filed in a June 19 shooting in the 6500 block of South King Drive.
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A 32-year-old Washington Park man faces a murder charge in connection to a shooting last week in Parkway Gardens on the South Side.

Jamayle Howard allegedly fired shots during an argument about 3:40 p.m. June 19 in the 6500 block of South King Drive and fatally struck a 34-year-old man in the chest, Chicago police said.

The man’s name has not been released.

Howard was arrested after the shooting and charged with first-degree murder, unauthorized use of a weapon, possession of cocaine and misdemeanor criminal damage to property, police said.

He was ordered held without bail during a Saturday court appearance, according to county records. Howard is due back in court June 26.

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