Police release teen questioned in Washington Park bus-stop shooting

A teen who was being questioned in connection to the shooting death Tuesday of 67-year-old Billy Sergent has been released, with no charges filed, police said Wednesday.
Sergent, of the 6000 block of S. Vernon, was fatally shot Tuesday morning while standing at a bus stop in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.
Sergent was shot in the chest and buttocks about 8:45 a.m., police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said. The shooting happened as he stood at a bus stop in the 6000 block of South King Drive, authorities said.
He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died at 9:15 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
Area South detectives are investigating.

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