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 →

Kevin Mason

  • Arrested: Feb. 25, 2016
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

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

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