Kay Kong | Homicide Watch Chicagohttp://homicides.suntimes.com/suspects/kay-kong/Latest news about Kay Kongen-usSat, 23 May 2015 21:55:09 -0500Kay Kong charged with murder in Bridgeport shootinghttp://homicides.suntimes.com/2015/05/23/kay-kong-charged-with-murder-in-bridgeport-shooting/<p><img src="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2015/05/KayKong.jpg" alt="Kay Kong / Photo from Chicago Police" width="100%" height="auto" class="size-full wp-image-11316" /><br /> Kay Kong / Photo from Chicago Police</p> <p>BY SUN-TIMES STAFF</p> <p>A McKinley Park man has been charged with murder for a Thursday night shooting in the Bridgeport neighborhood that left one man dead and another wounded, police said.</p> <p>Emergency personnel found 22-year-old <a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/eric-magna/">Eric Magna</a> and another man shot in an alley in the 1300 block of West 31st Street about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.</p> <p>Magana, of the 700 block of Newell Avenue in Calumet City, was shot in the head and died at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, authorities said.<br /> <span id="more-11315"></span><br /> Another man, 19, was shot in the abdomen area and taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment, police said.</p> <p><iframe src="http://homicides.suntimes.com/api/v1/homicides/1026.html" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>A woman who lives on the block said she heard six gunshots, an unusual occurrence for the neighborhood.</p> <p>“I have grandchildren and we sit out here every night in the summer, and we’ve never seen anything like this,” according to the woman, who asked to remain anonymous.</p> <p>On Saturday, police announced that 35-year-old <a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/suspects/kay-kong/">Kay Kong</a> was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery for the discharge of a firearm and armed violence.</p> <p>Prosecutors said shooting happened after an argument over money during a marijuana transaction, <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-man-charged-with-murder-in-bridgeport-shooting-20150523-story.html">according to the Chicago Tribune</a>.</p> <p>Kong, of the 3400 block of South Wood Street, was ordered held without bond Sunday.</p> <p><span class='embed-youtube' style='text-align:center; display: block;'><iframe class='youtube-player' type='text/html' width='500' height='312' src='http://www.youtube.com/embed/t--HBPfSFQA?version=3&#038;rel=1&#038;fs=1&#038;showsearch=0&#038;showinfo=1&#038;iv_load_policy=1&#038;wmode=transparent' frameborder='0' allowfullscreen='true'></iframe></span><br /> -- Network Video Productions</p> Michael LansuSat, 23 May 2015 21:55:09 -0500http://homicides.suntimes.com/2015/05/23/kay-kong-charged-with-murder-in-bridgeport-shooting/Eric MagnaKay Kong