UPDATE: Austin man kills father of girlfriend’s child, prosecutors say

Shaughnessy Simms / Photo from Chicago Police BY JON SEIDEL Chicago Sun-Times An Austin neighborhood man has been charged with first-degree murder after prosecutors said he shot and killed the father of his girlfriend’s child. Shaughnessy Simms Jr., 31, of the 5900 block of West Midway Park, was ordered held without bail Sunday by Cook … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Nine murdered in attacks throughout the city

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Eight people were shot to death and one man was beaten and dismembered in murders throughout the city last week. Charges have been filed in three of the four killings. On Saturday, 23-year-old Craig Williams was shot to death while walking in the 4500 block of South Indiana … Read more →

Shaughnessy Simms charged with murder in death of Jernale Richardson

Shaughnessy Simms / Photo from Chicago Police Shaughnessy Simms Jr. has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting Jernale Richardson to death early Friday in the Austin neighborhood. Simms, 31, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and is expected to appear in bond court later Saturday, authorities said. Richardson, 36, was discovered about … Read more →

Shaughnessy Simms

  • Arrested: Dec. 27, 2013
  • Age: 31
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Dec. 27, 2013 death of Jernale Richardson.