Bond set at $1M for brother suspected of shooting athlete

Bond was set at one million dollars for a south side teen suspect of killing his brother who was a star athlete at a Chicago high school.

Michael Whitney is charged with involuntary manslaughter and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

Brother held on $1M bail in killing of South Side basketball standoutChicago police say Whitney told them he was playing with a handgun Friday morning, pointing it at his brother, 16-year-old Malcolm Whitney.

Police say Michael Whitney claims the gun went off accidentally. A bullet struck Malcolm Whitney in the head killing him.

Malcolm was a star on the Hyde Park Academy basketball team.

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