Omar Dixon charged with murder in Ashburn shooting death of Terrence Harris

Omar Dixon / Photo from Chicago Police

Omar Dixon / Photo from Chicago Police

Omar Dixon has been charged with murder in the January shooting death of Terrence Harris in the Ashburn neighborhood.

Harris, 24, was walking through a gangway in the 8100 block of South Artesian Avenue when Dixon approached with a gun, announced a robbery and shot Harris in the chest about 5:50 p.m. Jan. 14, authorities said.

Terrence Harris, of the 9200 block of South Elizabeth Avenue, was declared dead minutes later at the University of Chicago Medical Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Dixon, 23, of the 3500 block of West 83rd Place, was arrested in Madison, Wis. on murder and armed robbery charges, police said. He was extradited to Chicago this week and is scheduled to appear in court for a bond hearing Friday.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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