No bond for pair charged with killing Robert Anderson and Michael Gibbs in Uptown

Two men charged with the fatal shootings of Robert Anderson and Michael Gibbs early Wednesday in the Uptown neighborhood were ordered held without bond.

Michael Laster | Chicago Police

Michael Laster | Chicago Police

The attack happened at 2:17 a.m. when 28-year-old Michael Laster and 33-year-old Jonathon Thompson shot the two men in the 5000 block of North Winthrop, according to Chicago Police.

Anderson, 34, of the 7900 block of South Ridgeland was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 2:55 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gibbs, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. His home address was unknown.

Jonathon Thompson | Chicago Police

Jonathon Thompson | Chicago Police

Both men suffered multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

Laster, of the 6100 block of North Seeley; and Thompson, of the 5400 block of North Kenmore, were later identified as the shooters, police said. They were each charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

A judge on Friday denied bond for both men, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. They are due back in court Sept. 23.

Police are investigating whether the shootings were gang-related.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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