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Teenage girl shot, killed in Calumet City

A 15-year-old girl was killed when someone walked up to a home in Calumet City and started shooting through a kitchen window.

A 19-year-old was also shot.

A man was arrested and charged Thursday.

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Bond was set at $10 million for a 20-year-old man charged with the murder of a 15-year-old Calumet City girl .

Eric Brown is charged with first degree murder and aggravated battery in the shooting death Ashaya Miller.

The judge set the high bond after hearing prosecutors describe the shooting.

Brown, who was reportedly aiming for someone else, shot through an open kitchen window Sunday night, killing Miller and wounding her 19-year old cousin in the arm.

A man is charged with killing a 15-year-old girl in Calumet City.

20-year-old Eric Brown is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm.

Police say he opened fire toward a kitchen window March 17.

Ashaya Miller was killed.

Her 18-year-old cousin was wounded.

Police arrested Brown the next day, but charges were not announced until Thursday night.

Police believe he was aiming at someone else, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Miller’s family is holding a vigil at 6 p.m. Friday night, at the home.

A man has been charged in the shooting death of a teen in Calumet City.

Police have charged 20-year-old Eric Anthony with murder for shooting through a window in a home and killing 15-year-old Ashaya Miller.

Brown allegedly ran into a gangway and opened fire shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday striking Miller and wounding a 19-year-old man who was also in the house.

Brown has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm.

Miller died later at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Police say she was not the intended target.

Police in Calumet City, with help from South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force, are searching for the suspect in the murder of a teenage girl.

15-year-old girl Ashaya Miller was at her aunt’s place in Calumet City last night when a man ran through this gangway and wildly, blindly opened fire through the kitchen window.

The teen was hit twice in the back and died two hours later. A 19-year-old male cousin standing near her was shot in the elbow.

teen-killed-cal-city“We’re pleading with the community and anyone with any tips, any leads, for the capture of the person who committed this senseless act.” Said Ashaya’s stepfather Darryl Williams.

Police were back today with the swat team serving a warrant at a house around the corner and looking for evidence that may have been dumped there, they say, not the gunman.  The tip that led to that nearby house turned out to be a dead end.

Police say they know exactly what happened here, it’s the why that eludes them in a killing they call completely senseless. They say the teen was not the intended target.

A teenage girl was fatally shot in Chicago’s south suburbs

The girl was found on Ingraham Street in Calumet City Sunday night.

The Medical Examiner identifies her as 15-year-old Ashaya Miller of Hammond, Ind.

She had been shot multiple times.

Police have not released any information about the case so far.

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