Three men charged with 2014 fatal shooting of 13-year-old Samuel Walker in East Garfield Park

Samuel Walker Jr.

Samuel Walker Jr.

Chicago Sun-Times Wire

Three men have been charged with a July 2014 shooting in East Garfield Park that left a 13-year-old Samuel Walker Jr. dead, and six other people wounded.

Anthony Harris, Anthony Lyons and Joshua Almore, all 23, each face one count of first-degree murder and six counts of attempted first-degree murder in connection with a shooting on July 25 2014, in the 700 block of South California, police said.

Anthony Harris | Chicago Police

Anthony Harris | Chicago Police

Anthony Lyons | Chicago Police

Anthony Lyons | Chicago Police

Joshua Almore | Chicago Police

Joshua Almore | Chicago Police

About 6 p.m. that evening, Samuel was standing outside with six other people—four of whom were also teenage boys—when they were shot, police said at the time. Walker, who lived nearby in the 3000 block of West Flournoy, was shot in the head and pronounced dead 20 minutes later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the right foot; three 14-year-old boys were each shot in the left leg; a 21-year-old man was shot in the right leg; and a 25-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the abdomen, police said.

Harris, of the 1600 block of South Komensky; Lyons, of the 1200 block of South Harding; and Almore, of the 6800 block of South Ridgeland, were all ordered held without bond on Thursday.

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