Keith Martin extradited, held without bond in slaying of Adarrius Thompson

Keith Martin / Photo from Chicago Police
Keith Martin / Photo from Chicago Police

Keith Martin has been extradited from Wisconsin on a no-bond warrant in a Chicago Lawn neighborhood shooting that left Adarrius Thompson dead and his mother wounded.

Authorities said Martin, 47, got into an argument with Thompson and his 50-year-old mother in the 6200 block of South Rockwell Street about 1:15 a.m. July 12.

Martin left the home, but later came back and shot Thompson and his mother, authorities said.

Thompson, 27, who lived on the block, was shot in the chest and died at the scene, authorities said. His mother was also shot in the chest, but survived.

Adarrius Thompson / Photo from Facebook

Adarrius Thompson / Photo from Facebook

Days after the shooting, a warrant was issued for Martin, according to Chicago Police, who called Martin “armed and dangerous.”

In the warrant, Martin, of the 6200 block of South Rockwell Street, was charged in the warrant with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery for the discharge of a firearm, Chicago Police said.

On Monday, Martin was ordered held without bond and given a next court date of Dec. 1.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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