- Associated Press - Monday, March 14, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) - The father of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot and killed in November has been denied bail after being charged with shooting three people.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports (https://bit.ly/1XpNHZG ) 25-year-old Pierre Stokes was ordered held with no bail Monday. He’s charged with three counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

Stokes is accused in a shooting that occurred Tuesday, the day authorities announced charges against 22-year-old Dwright Boone-Doty in the Nov. 2 killing of Stokes’ son, Tyshawn Lee. Boone-Doty allegedly lured the boy into an alley and shot him in the head.

The fourth-grader’s death shocked the city because, according to police, he was killed because of his father’s gang affiliation.


Information from: Chicago Sun-Times, https://chicago.suntimes.com/

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