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Teen charged in crime spree including Humboldt Park murder, Ukrainian Village carjacking

He was arrested after police spotted him enter a stolen vehicle in the Austin neighborhood.

A man was charged in connection with a mass shooting March 26, 2021, in Wrightwood. File photo

An 18-year-old man was charged in a violent crime spree that included a fatal shooting in Humboldt Park, a carjacking in Ukrainian Village and multiple robberies.

The man, Taevon Abston, was arrested Wednesday in the Austin neighborhood after police spotted him enter a vehicle stolen in a carjacking, Chicago police said.

Abston was charged in the murder of Guillermo Antonio Quiles, a 53-year-old man gunned down Feb. 9 in the in the 700 block of North Trumbull Avenue.

Abston was also charged with carjacking a woman at gunpoint Feb. 5 in the 2000 block of West Augusta Boulevard.

He also faces two counts of armed robbery and a count of attempted armed robbery, police said.

Abston, of Austin, was expected to appear in court Friday.