Anthony Jackson | Homicide Watch Chicago news about Anthony Jacksonen-usMon, 30 Nov 2015 10:22:04 -060018-year-old is third to be charged with shootings at Fuller Park barbecue that left three dead, two wounded<p>By JORDAN OWEN<br /> Chicago Sun-Times Wire<br /> <a href=""><img src="" alt="Calvan Colbert | Chicago Police" width="240" height="300" class="size-medium wp-image-14625" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Calvan Colbert | Chicago Police</p><br /> An 18-year-old man is the third person to be charged with killing three people and wounding two others in a shooting two months ago during a barbecue in the South Side Fuller Park neighborhood. </p> <p><a href="">Calvan Colbert</a> has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of <a href="">Ayanna Northern</a>, <a href="">Antian Hardmon</a> and <a href="">Tyrone Spikes</a>; and two counts of aggravated battery with great bodily harm, according to Chicago Police.</p> <p><a href="">Anthony Jackson</a>, 20; and <a href="">Lawrence Brown</a>, 22, were charged with three counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder, and two counts of aggravated battery in October. Brown is also charged with one count of unlawful use and possession of a weapon by a felon, police said.</p> <p>Five people were shot about 12:10 a.m. on Sept. 29 in the 300 block of West 42nd Street when two men opened fire from an alley on about 30 people at a barbecue, police said at the time. The barbecue was commemorating someone who died in a crash years ago.<br /> <span id="more-14623"></span></p> <p><a href=""><img src="" alt="Lawrence Brown (left) and Anthony Jackson | Chicago Police" width="300" height="188" class="size-medium wp-image-14629" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Lawrence Brown (left) and Anthony Jackson | Chicago Police</p><br /> The 22-year-old Northern was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.</p> <p>Hardmon, 24, of the 7200 block of South Langley, was shot in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:05 a.m., authorities said.</p> <p>Spikes, 28, also suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 3:35 a.m., authorities said. He lived in the 6300 block of South Ingleside.</p> <p>Another woman, 24, was shot in the left leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital; and a 36-year-old man was shot in the leg and later walked into Provident Hospital. </p> <p>Colbert, of the 5200 block of South Indiana, was ordered held without bond, and is next scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.</p> Jeff MayesMon, 30 Nov 2015 10:22:04 -0600 HardmonAyanna NorthernTyrone SpikesLawrence BrownCalvan ColbertAnthony JacksonAnthony Jackson convicted of murder for beating Sanchez Mixon to death on CTA platform<img src="" alt="Anthony Jackson / Photo from Chicago Police" width="225" height="300" class="size-full wp-image-9734" /><p class="wp-caption-text">Anthony Jackson / Photo from Chicago Police</p> <p>BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN<br /> Chicago Sun-Times</p> <p>A middle-aged college student from the South Side was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday for stomping a fellow CTA commuter to death on a Green Line platform.</p> <p>At least three commuters testified to seeing <a href="">Anthony Jackson</a> beat <a href="">Sanchez Mixon</a> in an unprovoked attack in the 300 block of East 43rd Street on March 16, 2013.</p> <p>When one man from across the tracks at the 43rd Street station yelled at Jackson to stop, Jackson looked up and tried to justify the deadly assault by screaming, "I had to get crazy on him. I had to do it. He was following me," Assistant State’s Attorney Yolanda Lippert said.<br /> <span id="more-9733"></span><br /> <iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>Jackson, 47, has a Chicago Police officer brother. His other brother, George Jackson III, a former federal prosecutor, was one of two lawyers representing him during his jury trial this week before Judge Stanley Sacks. </p> <p>George Jackson III said his brother only went after the 37-year-old Mixon because Mixon tried to rob him. Anthony Jackson also felt a metal object through a bag Mixon carried, and assumed it was a gun, the defense attorney reminded jurors.</p> <p>Prosecutors rejected claims that Mixon put his hand in Antony Jackson’s pocket or gave him any other reason to lash out to defend himself.</p> <p>It was Anthony Jackson who started the physical contact by punching Mixon in the head after asking Mixon, "Hey why are you looking at me like that?" Lippert said.</p> <p>Anthony Jackson, of the 500 block of East 67th Street, eventually knocked Mixon to the ground and started stomping and jumping on his head with both feet before other commuters called 911, prosecutors said.</p> <p>The vicious beating was captured on CTA cameras. </p> <p>The video footage "literally captured the face of death," Lippert said in her closing arguments Thursday.</p> <p>Anthony Jackson, a single father of five, was on his way to DePaul University -- where he was studying computer science -- before the deadly attack.</p> <p>Anthony Jackson, whose family said he had a history of mental illness, turned himself in to police two days later.</p> Michael LansuThu, 15 Jan 2015 21:30:33 -0600 MixonAnthony JacksonSuspect in Green Line stomping death has cop, ex-prosecutor in family <strong>Chicago Sun-Times (IL) - Thursday, March 21, 2013</strong> <em>Author/Byline: BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN</em> <span style="color: #444444;">The commuter charged with stomping another man to death on the CTA Green Line platform over the weekend is a middle-aged college student who has a Chicago Police officer brother and another sibling who once was a federal prosecutor. </span> Anthony Jackson, a single father of five, was trying to better his life by enrolling at DePaul University, where he was studying computer science before he turned himself in this week for Saturday’s alleged murder of Sanchez Mixon , according to assistant Cook County public defender Marijane Placek.</p> <p>“When he knew police were looking for him, he turned himself in two days later. . . . . It’s test week at DePaul and he’s concerned about missing them,” Placek said Wednesday urging Judge Israel Desierto to give Jackson a low bond.</p> <p>Desierto ordered Jackson, 45, held in lieu of $500,000 bail as his lawyer brother, George Jackson III, looked on.</p> <p>The 6-foot-1, 230-pound Jackson is accused of stomping on Mixon in what prosecutors said was an unprovoked attack in the 300 block of East 43rd Street.</p> <p>But Jackson’s brother told the Sun-Times that Mixon , who has a history of mental illness, prompted the interaction with Jackson as he tried to make his way to DePaul.</p> <p>“He [Jackson] was texting a friend over his inability to meet because he had to study when Mr. Mixon initiated contact,” George Jackson III said.</p> <p>Prosecutors had a different story.</p> <p>They said it was Jackson who started the physical contact by punching Mixon in the head after the two strangers started talking on the platform as they waited for the “L.”</p> <p>Jackson eventually knocked Mixon to the ground and started stomping and jumping on his head with both feet, assistant state’s attorney Stephanie Buck said. Mixon never hit Jackson, Buck said.</p> <p>Jackson allegedly took several short breaks before attacking the victim again as other CTA passengers screamed and called 911.</p> <p>Jackson has a 1987 battery conviction in McLean County.</p> John CarpenterWed, 10 Apr 2013 15:58:00 -0500 MixonAnthony Jackson