Man charged in shooting death of teen, 16, playing basketball

CHICAGO — A man was charged with last month’s fatal shooting of a teenage boy on a south side basketball court.

Multiple witnesses told police that Tororicius Berry shot and killed 16-year-old Kejuan Thomas at Bradley Park near 97th Street and Yates Boulevard on the afternoon of August 16.

Thomas was playing basketball when he was shot.

Police said two people drove up in a car, in which Berry jumped out of and shot Thomas in the head. Hewas pronounced dead at the scene.

Berry is being held without bond on a charge of first degree murder.