19-year-old man charged with fatal shooting of Andre Donner Jr. in Englewood

A man has been charged with fatally shooting Andre D. Donner Jr. Sunday morning in Englewood.

Demarco Bennett | Chicago Police

Demarco Bennett | Chicago Police

Demarco Bennett, 19, was charged with first-degree murder and also faces various traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.

Bennett fired shots at the 26-year-old Donner at 10:05 a.m. in the 7200 block of South May, police said.

Bennett then sped off in a vehicle, but officers were able to pull him over and arrest him after a short foot chase, police said. A second suspect was arrested but later released without charges.

Donner was shot in the head and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 10:41 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 7000 block of South Lowe.

Bennett, of the 6900 block of South Green Street, was scheduled to appear in bond court Tuesday.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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