Darryl Benton Harris | Homicide Watch Chicagohttp://homicides.suntimes.com/suspects/darryl-benton-harris/Latest news about Darryl Benton Harrisen-usSat, 12 Nov 2016 10:54:48 -0600Man charged with murder of pregnant girlfriend, Emoni House, and her teenage brother, Elijah Househttp://homicides.suntimes.com/2016/11/12/man-charged-with-murder-of-pregnant-girlfriend-emoni-house-and-her-teen-brother-elijah/<p>By MITCHELL ARMENTROUT<br /> Chicago Sun-Times Wire<br /> <img src="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/11/benton-harris111216-300x274-300x274.jpg" alt="Darryl Benton Harris | Chicago Police" width="300" height="274" class="size-medium wp-image-22311" /><p class="wp-caption-text">Darryl Benton Harris | Chicago Police</p><br /> A 19-year-old man has been charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend, <a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/emoni-house/">Emoni House</a>, and her 16-year-old brother, <a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/elijah-house/">Elijah House</a>, in a South Chicago neighborhood shooting earlier this month that also left their mother and a family friend in critical condition.</p> <p><a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/suspects/darryl-benton-harris/">Darryl Benton Harris</a> faces two counts of first-degree murder, one count of intentional homicide of an unborn child, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, and two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm for the Nov. 3 domestic attack at the victims’ home in the 8000 block of South Shore Drive, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.</p> <p>Shortly after midnight, Harris got into an argument with the teen, then left the home before returning with a gun to shoot the boy in the back, authorities allege.<br /> <span id="more-22308"></span><br /> <img src="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/11/southchicago111216-300x215.jpg" alt="Emoni and Elijah House | family photo" width="300" height="215" class="size-medium wp-image-22312" srcset="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/11/southchicago111216-300x215.jpg 300w, http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/11/southchicago111216-500x359.jpg 500w, http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/11/southchicago111216.jpg 655w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" /><p class="wp-caption-text">Emoni and Elijah House | family photo</p></p> <p>Harris then turned the gun multiple times on his pregnant girlfriend, 20-year-old Emoni House, as well as her 42-year-old mother and another 30-year-old woman, authorities said.</p> <p>The siblings died at the scene. The older women were taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Family members started an <a href="https://www.gofundme.com/help-mena-bury-emoni-and-elijah">GoFundMe page</a> earlier this week to help cover burial expenses.</p> <p>Harris, of the 7200 block of South Coles, was arrested Wednesday, police said. He also faces misdemeanor charges of reckless conduct, resisting a police officer, obstructing identification and cannabis possession.</p> <p>Judge Peggy Chiampas ordered Harris jailed without bond at a Friday hearing, according to Cook County Circuit Court records. He is due in court again Monday.</p> Jeff MayesSat, 12 Nov 2016 10:54:48 -0600http://homicides.suntimes.com/2016/11/12/man-charged-with-murder-of-pregnant-girlfriend-emoni-house-and-her-teen-brother-elijah/Elijah HouseEmoni HouseDarryl Benton Harris