CHICAGO — A 16-year-old boy, currently on juvenile probation for armed robbery, is accused of shooting a man to death in North Lawndale on Tuesday afternoon. A Ring camera recorded the entire crime, prosecutors said.
Kaleb Wilson was held without bail by Judge Mary Marubio yesterday. He’s charged with first-degree murder and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Officials offered no motive for the crime.
Just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 19-year-old Terrance Foster arrived home in the 1600 block of South Karlov on his bike. As he walked to the front door with his bicycle, a large black SUV stopped in front of his house, prosecutors said.
Wilson allegedly got out of the front passenger seat wearing a blue face mask and distinctive jeans. Two others got out of the back seat, one of whom was carrying a rifle.
The group opened fire on Foster, striking him multiple times, according to prosecutors. Foster’s grandmother, who lived with him, heard the gunfire and went to the front window. She saw Foster on the ground and a black SUV leaving the area.
Prosecutors said Chicago police officers responding to the shooting scene saw three people running in the area, all appearing to clutch items as they ran.
An officer chased Wilson and took him into custody less than seven minutes after the murder. The police also recovered a handgun that Wilson ditched as he ran from cops, prosecutors alleged. They said he was still wearing the same distinctive clothing that one of the shooters was seen wearing in the Ring video.
Lab tests on the gun he allegedly tossed showed that it matched six shell casings found at the murder scene, prosecutors told the judge.
Wilson is due in court again on August 16.