Michael Wade charged with murder in Englewood shooting death of Malcolm Stuckey

Michael Wade / Photo from Chicago Police
Michael Wade / Photo from Chicago Police

Michael Wade was denied bond Tuesday for allegedly fatally shooting Malcolm Stuckey and wounding two other men during an Englewood birthday party in May.

Wade, 23, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder for the May 29 shooting in the 5700 block of South LaSalle Street, authorities said.

Wade and another man left the party in a gray vehicle, but returned about 45 minutes later and parked in an alley near the home, prosecutors said. The men allegedly got out of the car with loaded guns and headed to the front of the residence.

Stuckey, 19, and two other people were sitting on the front porch when the gunmen approached, authorities said.

Wade and his friend opened fire on the porch, according to prosecutors, who added Stuckey and another man attempted to flee down LaSalle Street but were shot.

Stuckey, of the 16000 block of Carrington Drive in South Holland, was shot in the head and died later that day, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The 23-year-old man who attempted to run down the street and a 24-year-old man who attempted to run inside were both wounded, police said.

After the shooting, Wade and the other shooter ran back to the car and fled, prosecutors said.

Wade admitted to police that he went to the party to act as muscle for his friend, who was going to confront a guy who was “steady eyeballing him,” prosecutors said. Wade, of the 7200 block of South Champlain Avenue, further admitted to firing a gun 15 or 16 times at one of the victims, authorities said.

More than 20 shell casings were recovered, prosecutors said.

The other shooter has not yet been charged.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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