Joseph Brown | Homicide Watch Chicago news about Joseph Brownen-usTue, 26 Sep 2017 16:01:16 -0500Man charged with fatal shooting of Gregory Wong during botched robbery attempt in 2016 in East Garfield Park<p>By LUKE WILUSZ<br /> Chicago Sun-Times Wire<br /> <img src="" alt="Joseph Brown | Cook County Sheriff&#039;s Dept." width="300" height="225" class="size-medium wp-image-28691" /><p class="wp-caption-text">Joseph Brown | Cook County Sheriff's Dept.</p><br /> Bond has been denied for a South Side man charged with the fatal shooting <a href="">Gregory Wong</a> during an attempted robbery on the West Side in 2016.</p> <p><a href="">Joseph Brown</a>, 25, was charged last week with felony counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder, according to Chicago Police.</p> <p>Investigators identified Brown as the man who fatally shot the 51-year-old Wong about 7:20 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2016, in the 3000 block of West 5th Avenue in East Garfield Park, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.</p> <p>Wong, who lived in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the scene.<br /> <img src="" alt="Gregory Wong | photo proivided" width="225" height="300" class="size-medium wp-image-28692" /><p class="wp-caption-text">Gregory Wong | photo proivided</p><br /> Brown is also accused of another shooting a few weeks earlier in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.</p> <p>He allegedly confronted a 22-year-old man about 7:50 p.m. Oct. 19, 2016, in the 200 block of South Central Avenue and opened fire, striking the man in the leg. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.</p> <p>Brown, who lives in the Bronzeville neighborhood, has been held at the Cook County Jail on a $100,000 bond since his arrest on Nov. 10, 2016, on an unrelated felony charge of being an armed habitual criminal, according to police and the Cook County sheriff’s office.</p> <p>He appeared in bond court on the new charges Friday and was ordered held without bond, according to Cook County court records. His next court date was scheduled for Oct. 11.</p> Jeff MayesTue, 26 Sep 2017 16:01:16 -0500 WongJoseph Brown