18-year-old charged with fatal April shooting of Armani Horton in Parkway Gardens

Chicago Sun-Times

Teryion Laws | Cook County Sheriff's Dept.

Teryion Laws | Cook County Sheriff’s Dept.

An 18-year-old man has been charged with fatally shooting Armani Horton inside the Parkway Gardens apartment complex earlier this year on the South Side.

Teryion Laws faces first-degree murder charges in the 18-year-old Horton’s April 21 death, according to Chicago Police.

About 7 p.m., they were inside a building in the 6500 block of South King Drive when Laws shot Horton in the upper back, authorities allege.

Horton, an Englewood resident, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died within the hour, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Another man, 25, was shot in the knee and was hospitalized in good condition, police said.

Laws, who was 17 at the time of the shooting and lived nearby, has not been charged with that attack, court records show.

He was arrested Thursday and ordered held on a $1 million bond by Judge Laura Marie Sullivan at a hearing on Friday. His next court date is Aug. 31.

blog comments powered by Disqus