Man charged with killing ex-girlfriend in front of her 2 children

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CHICAGO -- First degree murder charges are filed against the man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend, and then running off with her kids.

Myron Mason is headed to court today.

Police said Mason shot and killed Mechelle Lewis, 28, while she sat in a van with her 8-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son.

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Mechelle Lewis, 28.

 

It happened Tuesday night near 72nd and Bennett.

He then took the children and drove to the Grand Crossing police district and turned himself in.

The children were not physically injured.

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