Suspect arrested in robbery, shooting of elderly man who was watering lawn

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CHICAGO – Police have arrested and charged a man in the robbery and shooting of a 71-year-old man who was shot while watering his lawn.

30-year-old Antonie Davis has been charged with one felony count of robbery and one felony count of aggravated battery.  He was arrested yesterday.

Police say Davis robbed and shot 71-year-old Fred LaGuardia as he was watering his lawn in front of his Marquette Park home on Sept. 6th.

LaGuardia’s brutal attack on was recorded on a surveillance video. It shows him watering his lawn, when two men on bikes rode by.  They return and one of the suspects tries to rob him.  During a struggle shots were fired.

LaGuardia was taken to the hospital where he spent several days.


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