Childhood friend remembers Darren Ray as East Garfield Park peacekeeper

BY SUSAN DU Homicide Watch Chicago Darren Ray was a conflict mentor and role model to children on his East Garfield Park block, a friend said. On Saturday, Eugene Andrews allegedly fatally shot Ray, 42, in an alley in the 2900 block of West Flournoy Street, prosecutors said. Now area residents are questioning why one … Read more →

Comment of the Day: “Cuzo wouldn’t do that”

Eugene Andrews was charged with murder in the Saturday morning shooting death of Darren Ray in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Reader “Red” posted this about him: My Cuzo wouldn’t do that the police just didn’t want to do their dam jobs so they charged the first person they got Read more →

UPDATE: FBI informant on tape hugging man before shooting him, prosecutors say

Eugene Andrews / Photo from Chicago Police BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times An FBI informant was caught on surveillance video shooting a man he embraced just seconds before he opened fire in an East Garfield Park alley over the weekend, Cook County prosecutors said. Eugene Andrews, a parolee who is a registered confidential FBI informant … Read more →

Eugene Andrews charged with murder in shooting death of 42-year-old Darren Ray

Eugene Andrews has been charged for allegedly fatally shooting 42-year-old Darren Ray in an East Garfield Park alley Saturday morning. Andrews, 37, was charged Monday with one count of first-degree murder, police said. He was also wanted on a warrant. Officers found Ray shot multiple times in an alley in the 2900 block of West … Read more →

Eugene Andrews

  • Arrested: April 19, 2014
  • Age: 37
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the April 19, 2014 death of Darren Ray.

Photo credit: Eugene Andrews / Photo from Chicago Police