David Johnson charged with murder in Englewood shooting death of Kenneth Anthony

David Johnson / Photo from Chicago Police

David Johnson / Photo from Chicago Police

David Johnson has been charged with murder in the May shooting death of Kenneth Anthony in the Englewood neighborhood.

Anthony, 31, was standing with a 21-year-old man in the 6900 block of South Emerald Avenue when somebody walked out of an alley and opened fire about 3:45 p.m. May 24, authorities said.

Anthony, of the 400 block of West 66th Place, was shot in the back and died at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County about an hour later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The 21-year-old was shot in the right arm and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

Johnson, 27, of the 6700 block of South East End Avenue, was arrested last week and charged with first-degree murder, police said.

On Saturday, he was ordered held without bond, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. He will be back in court on Monday.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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