Anthony Guedes charged with murder in Clearing shooting death of Giovanni Galindo

Anthony Guedes / Photo from Chicago Police

Anthony Guedes / Photo from Chicago Police

A third man has been charged with murder for allegedly taking part in a plot to rob a suburban drug dealer near Midway Airport in September 2014.

Anthony Guedes, 22, of the 4700 block of South Hoyne Avenue, was extradited from Kissimmee, Fla., this week after being identified as the third suspect in the Sept. 5, 2014, murder of Giovanni Galindo in the 6200 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue, authorities said.

Galindo, 24, of the 10300 block of South Karlov in Oak Lawn, was found shot in the head inside a home about a half-mile from Midway Airport, authorities said.

Prosecutors claimed 18-year-old Luis Alfaro was contacted by an acquaintance, who said he planned to rob a drug dealer and asked Alfaro to set up a drug deal in return for marijuana.

Alfaro set up the fake drug deal, and Guedes and 16-year-old Pedro Corral met with Galindo and urged him to show them the drugs, prosecutors said.

Corral then pulled out a gun and shot Galindo, prosecutors said.

The robbers fled with the drugs and later gave Alfaro some of the cannabis as payment for setting up the deal, prosecutors said.

Alfaro, of the 4100 block of West 57th Place, told police he set up the deal knowing about the robbery plan and was charged with murder despite not being at the scene, authorities said. He is currently being held on $1 million bond.

Corral, 16, was charged as an adult with murder and is being held without bond. He was arrested Nov. 6 while performing community service at a Burbank church.

Guedes is scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday, according to police.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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