Gary man charged with murder in shooting death of 13-year-old neighbor

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A Gary man has been charged with murder in the death of his 13-year-old neighbor.

Police have charged 30-year-old Khanji Fairley in the death of 13-year-old Kobe Jones, who was shot nine times Friday night.

Khanji FairleyPolice say Fairley returned to his home in the 1000 block of Polk St Friday to discover his house has been burglarized. He was reportedly yelling outside and some neighbors walked over.

Police say Jones laughed at the Fairley and that’s when the Fairley reportedly shot the boy nine times.

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