Man charged in fatal shooting of 61-year-old man in South Shore

Jeremiah Bush, 18, was arrested about an hour after the shooting.

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A man was charged with fatally shooting another man on April 1, 2022 on the Far South Side.

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A man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 61-year-old man in South Shore last week.

Jeremiah Bush, 18, was one of at least two gunmen involved in the fatal shooting of Kenneth Mickey around 12:30 p.m. last Friday afternoon, Chicago police said.

The gunmen came up to Mickey on a sidewalk in the 7600 block of South Marquette Avenue and opened fire, police said. Struck in his chest, Mickey was taken to South Shore Hospital and pronounced dead, police said.

Bush was arrested in the 7800 block of South Rhodes Avenue about an hour after the shooting, officials said. He faces charges of first-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon, police said.

Bush was scheduled for bond court Monday.

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