A man was arrested in the West Side shooting that murdered a two-year-old boy. His uncle, a documented street gang member who was also slain, is believed to have been the intended target.
From DNA Chicago:
A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder in the triple shooting that killed a two-year-old and his uncle on Valentine's Day in North Lawndale.More...
Devon Swan, 26, was charged with first degree murder is the shooting that killed 2-year-old Lavontay White Jr. and his uncle Lazaric Collins, 26. A third victim, a 20-year-old woman who is pregnant, was also wounded in the shooting that was recorded live on Facebook.
Police believe Collins was the intended target of the attack which stemmed from a dispute between Collins and a group of individuals, police said.Hey, Cook County courts: Why was this thug walking the streets?
Swan has a prior history with the Chicago Police Department and has been arrested nine times previously on a variety of offenses including armed robbery, illegal gun charges and narcotics possession.