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Man charged with first-degree murder in shooting in Back of the Yards

The attack happened in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard.

A judge denied bail for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding a bystander July 25, 2020, in South Shore.
A 29-year-old man has been charged with a fatal shooting April 5, in Back of the Yards.
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First-degree murder charges have been filed in a fatal shooting in April in Back of the Yards.

Cory Wilson, 29, is facing felony counts of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm and three counts of being in possession of a controlled substance, according to Chicago police.

Ricky Shipman, 35, and another man were in a parked car about 10:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard when someone opened fire, police said. Shipman was shot in the chest and taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The other man, 38, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition with a gunshot wound to the ankle, police said.

Wilson was arrested Monday in the 6700 block of South Damen Avenue. He was due in bond court Tuesday.