Family: Camerion Blair, 16, shot dead returning video game

BY KENNY NGUYEN Homicide Watch Chicago Camerion Blair was just 5-feet tall, but his small stature didn’t stop him from dreaming of playing in the NBA, family said. “He loved basketball and Derrick Rose,” said Camerion’s aunt, Lolita Blair. “He loved Derrick Rose so much that I told him I was going to kidnap Derrick … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Six shot dead throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Six people were shot to death throughout Chicago last week. The most recent killing happened when 20-year-old Hezekiah Harper-Bey was shot while inside a vehicle in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street in West Garfield Park about 3 a.m. Saturday, authorities said. Harper-Bey, 20, who lived on … Read more →

Prosecutors: Robert Smith fatally shot 16-year-old rival Camerion Blair in the South Shore community

Robert Smith / Photo from Chicago Police BY LEEANN SHELTON Chicago Sun-Times Robert Smith was ordered held without bond Saturday after prosecutors said he fatally shot 16-year-old Camerion Blair Tuesday in the South Shore neighborhood. Smith, 21, of the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue, is charged with first-degree murder for the Sept. 30, authorities … Read more →

Robert Smith

  • Arrested: Oct. 2, 2014
  • Age: 21
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Sept. 30, 2014 death of Camerion Blair.

Photo credit: Robert Smith / Photo from Chicago Police