Gang member charged with slaying of Tracey Morgan, which prosecutors say led to fatal shooting of Tyshawn Lee

By RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times A reputed member of a faction of the Gangster Disciples street gang, Khalil Yameen, has been charged in the deadly gang-related shooting of Tracey Morgan, who led to the execution-stye murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, Cook County prosecutors claim. After Yameen and another man killed Tracey Morgan and wounded Morgan’s … Read more →

Judge says killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee ‘shocked the nation,’ orders alleged getaway driver held without bond

By RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times The alleged getaway driver connected to the fatal shooting of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was ordered held without bond on Wednesday. Kevin Edwards was the third suspect to be charged, effectively closing the case that Cook County Judge James Brown said “shocked the city to its core.” “Actually, it shocked the … Read more →

Third man wanted in connection with murder of Tyshawn Lee captured in downstate Danville

By MITCHELL ARMENTROUT Chicago Sun-Times Wire The third man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in November was arrested in downstate Danville over the weekend. Kevin Edwards, 22, was stopped for a traffic violation Saturday night and arrested for resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer, according to the Vermilion … Read more →

Kristian Taylor charged with 2013 murder of Shawntina Burpo in same gang war that killed Tyshawn Lee

By RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times A purported gang member was ordered held without bond Thursday for the 2013 murder of Shawntina Burpo, which was tied to the same gang rivalry that claimed the life of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee. Kristian Taylor’s attorney, Michael Oppenheimer, said Burpo’s shooting death was “tangentially” connected to Tyshawn’s, while maintaining his … Read more →

Police: Jailhouse informant led to charges against inmate for killing Tyshawn Lee and Brianna Jenkins

By FRANK MAIN, STEFANO ESPOSITO and SAM CHARLES Chicago Sun-Times A jailhouse informant provided the key evidence that led to charges against the alleged triggerman in the execution of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee and the murder of Brianna Jenkins, law enforcement sources said Tuesday. An inmate in the Cook County Jail told authorities that Dwright Boone-Doty … Read more →

Dwright Boone-Doty

  • Arrested: March 7, 2016
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Oct. 18, 2015 death of Brianna Jenkins.

Suspected in the Nov. 2, 2015 death of Tyshawn Lee.

Photo credit: Chicago Police