75-year-old pleads guilty to fatally stabbing Raymond Robinson during argument over jacket in Englewood retorement home

By JORDAN OWEN Chicago Sun-Times Wire A 75-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for stabbing his friend Raymond Robinson to death nearly three years ago during an argument at the Englewood retirement home where they lived. Roosevelt Shaffer pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder before Judge Nicholas Ford, according to Cook … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Four murdered in citywide violence

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Four people were murdered last week in citywide violence. The youngest victim was a 20-month-old boy, while the oldest was a 69-year-old man. Two men have been charged with murder in those killings. Two of the killings were shootings, one was a stabbing and the toddler died of … Read more →

Roosevelt Shaffer, 72, charged with murder in stabbing death of 69-year-old Raymond Robinson in Englewood

Roosevelt Shaffer / Photo from Chicago Police A 72-year-old man has been charged for allegedly stabbing a 69-year-old man to death Friday morning in Englewood. Roosevelt Shaffer, of the 900 block of West 63rd Street, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, police said. He is expected to appear in court for a bond … Read more →

Roosevelt Shaffer

  • Arrested: Feb. 14, 2014
  • Age: 72
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Feb. 14, 2014 death of Raymond Robinson.

Photo credit: Roosevelt Shaffer / Photo from Chicago Police