Boy, 16, charged with murder in August shooting in Galewood

The teen is also charged with two armed robberies that happened days before the fatal shooting.

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A 16-year-old boy is the second person to be charged with murder in connection to an Aug. 1 fatal shooting in Galewood.

He was arrested Tuesday on the homicide charge, as well as on charges of robbery in a separate incident, Chicago police said. His name was not released because of his age.

The boy is charged with one felony count of first-degree murder in the Aug. 1 killing of Irving Ibarez, 18, in the 2100 block of North Natchez Avenue.

Alexsandro Hernandez, 19, also is charged with murder in the deadly shooting.

During a hearing for Hernandez, prosecutors said that he, the 16-year-old boy and another person arranged to meet Ibarez through Facebook to sell him a gun but were actually planning to rob him.

Ibarez was in a car in the 2100 block of North Natchez Avenue Aug. 1 when the three approached, prosecutors said. Hernandez pointed a gun at Ibarez, who put the car in reverse, prosecutors said.

Hernandez shot Ibarez in his chest, prosecutors said. He was taken to the Loyola University Medical Center, where he died, police said.

Four days earlier, on July 28, the 16-year-old robbed a 48-year-old man and a 53-year-old man in the 6900 block of West Shakespeare Avenue, police said. He is charged with two felony counts of armed robbery.

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