Man charged in murder of special ed teacher
A reputed gang member who’s charged with shooting to death a special education teacher and wounding two others is scheduled to face a bond judge Thursday.
23-year-old Dominique Hodrick is accused of killing 58 year-old Betty Howard and wounding a man and a woman at a realty office at 79th and Evans in the Chatham neighborhood on May 29th.
Howard worked at the Kale Realty office in the 700 block of East 79th Street as a second job.
Police say Hodrick tried to target rival gang members.
Hodrick was arrested at a motel in the south suburbs.
Howard was a special education teacher at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy High School.