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6th person charged in shooting that wounded 13

A sixth man was charged in connection to last month’s mass shooting at a Back of the Yards neighborhood park.

28-year-old Darren Curtis is being held without bail as prosecutors charged him with three counts of first degree attempted murder and three felony counts of aggravated battery with a firearm.

They say Curtis was involved in the attack in Cornell Square Park that wounded 13 people.

Gunmen fired into a crowd gathered for a basketball game with an assault rifle and a handgun.

Investigators say the assault was retaliation for a shooting that happened earlier in the day.

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1 Comment to “6th person charged in shooting that wounded 13”

    esco said:
    November 3, 2013 at 7:39 PM

    If these gunman were in the middle east they'd be called "terrorists" but here they're called "gangsters". If it walks, quacks and shoots like a terrorist, it's a terrorist.

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