Teens charged in shooting of 4-year-old girl held on bail
Three teens charged in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl earlier this week have been ordered held in lieu of bail, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, were each charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder. Stevens was charged as an adult.
Waters and Stevens were each ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail, and Pearson was ordered held in lieu of $900,000.
Khalise Weatherspoon was shot as she rode a scooter outside her grandmother’s house in the Marquette Park neighborhood. She remains in good condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.
A 35-year-old man was also wounded in the shooting.
Khalise was the fourth child age 7 or younger to be shot and wounded in Chicago in July.