Terrence Ghani charged with killing Phillip Curtis in Auburn Gresham

Terrence Ghani / Photo from Chicago Police
Terrence Ghani / Photo from Chicago Police

Terrence Ghani has been charged with murder for allegedly fatally shooting Phillip Curtis in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood more than two weeks ago.

Ghani, 20, is accused of killing 21-year-old Phillip Curtis about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the 8700 block of South Loomis Street, authorities said.

Curtis’ grandmother, Lucille Murdock, said her son was coming to help her when gunfire erupted outside her home. She looked out the window and saw her grandson on the ground

Curtis, of the 8600 block of South Marshfield Avenue, was shot in the abdomen, arm and neck and deid about an hour later at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, authorities said.

Phillip Curtis / Family Photo

Phillip Curtis / Family Photo

Curtis, nicknamed “Mister,” had two 1-year-old daughters, family said. He had attended DuSable High School and enjoyed playing video games.

Ghani, of the 1400 block of West 80th Street, was charged with first-degree murder and attempted first degree murder, police said.

— Sun-Times Media

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