Prosecutors: Argument over rowdy party led to fatal shooting of Robert Howard Jr.

By RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times Robert Howard Jr. had called police to complain about his next-door neighbor’s party, and the revelers drinking and getting high in the hallway. Officers came to the University Village apartment that night on Jan. 26 but didn’t see anybody, according to a Chicago Police report. They told the 62-year-old Howard … Read more →

Second person charged in connection with fatal shooting of Vietnam vet Robert Howard Jr. in University Village

A second person has been charged with the fatal January shooting of Vietnam veteran Robert Howard Jr. in the University Village neighborhood. Kevin Mason, 22, faces one count of first-degree murder for the Jan. 26 shooting death of the 62-year-old Howard in the 1000 block of West Maxwell Street, according to Chicago Police. Howard was … Read more →

Woman charged in fatal shooting of neighbor, Robert Howard, in University Village

By MITCHELL ARMENTROUT Chicago Sun-Times Wire A woman has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of her neighbor, 62-year-old Robert Howard, on Tuesday in University Village. And police say more arrests may follow, Charneise Silas, 45, faces one felony count of aggravated battery for the Tuesday attack in the 1000 block of West … Read more →

Charneise Silas

Suspected in the Jan. 26, 2016 death of Robert Howard Jr..

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