UPDATE: Joshua Grayer, Jermaine Powell denied bond in Austin shooting death of Denzell Franklin

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor A West Side man who was free on bond while awaiting trial on a sexual assault charge was behind bars Monday after prosecutors said he fatally shot a 23-year-old man Friday night in the Austin community. Assistant State’s Attorney Elizabeth Novy said Joshua Grayer, 19, and Jermaine Powell … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Eight killed in citywide violence

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor At least eight people were killed by violence throughout Chicago last week. Four of the victims were shot dead over the weekend, when at least 29 other people were wounded by gunfire. The most recent murder happened when police found a 36-year-old man shot in the street in … Read more →

Joshua Grayer

  • Arrested: Oct. 24, 2014
  • Age: 19
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Oct. 24, 2014 death of Denzell Franklin.

Photo credit: Joshua Grayer / Photo from Chicago Police