UPDATE: Terry Burnett held without bond for killing Anthony Williamson, 49, in Chatham: prosecutors

Terry Burnett / Photo from Chicago Police

Terry Burnett / Photo from Chicago Police

Terry “T-Bone” Burnett was denied bond Thursday for allegedly gunning down 49-year-old Anthony Williamson this month in the Chatham neighborhood.

Burnett, 35, allegedly walked up to a black Chevrolet Impala and shot Williamson and the driver about 8:50 a.m. Oct. 14 in the 800 block of East 82nd Street following an argument, authorities said.

The car was stopped at the intersection of South Maryland Avenue and Burnett walked up, “raised a loaded firearm and fired that gun into the car at both victims,” according to court documents.

Burnett fired four or five shots, striking Williamson in the back and the driver once in the head, prosecutors said.

Williamson, of the 8700 block of South Ashland Avenue, died at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The death was ruled a homicide.

The driver continued eastbound on 82nd Street until crashing into three parked cars near Drexel Avenue, police said.

Paramedics took the driver, a man in his 30s, to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head, police said.

After the shooting, Burnett fled the scene, prosecutors said. With the gun still in his hand, he walked past a witnesses who knew him as “T-bone.”

Two witnesses identified Burnett as the shooter in a photo array and an arrest warrant was issued Tuesday, according to court documents.

Burnett, of the 14600 block of South Jefferson Street in Harvey, was charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery, police said.

On Thursday, Judge James Brown ordered Burnett held without bond. Burnett will be back in court Nov. 12.

— Sun-Times Media

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