Video shows man accused of killing 11-year-old Takiya Holmes being beaten by inmate at courthouse

By MATTHEW HENDRICKSON Chicago Sun-Times Wire The 19-year-old man charged with firing the stray bullet that struck and killed 11-year-old Takiya Holmes was beaten by a Cook County Jail inmate while awaiting a bond hearing at a county courthouse last week. The beating was captured on video, which was released by the Cook County sheriff’s … Read more →

Just hours after her death, man charged with fatal shooting of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes in Parkway Gardens

By STEFANO ESPOSITO and ANDY GRIMM Chicago Sun-Times Just hours after 11-year-old Takiya Holmes died Tuesday after being shot while sitting in a van Saturday evening in Parkway Gardens, a 19-year-old man was charged with her murder. Antwan C. Jones is facing first-degree murder charges in Takiya’s shooting, Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said “I … Read more →

Antwan C. Jones

  • Arrested: Feb. 15, 2017
  • Age: 19
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Feb. 11, 2017 death of Takiya Holmes.

Photo credit: Chicago Police