Caleb Reed murder: Genove Martin sentenced for accidental shooting of his own friend, a VOYCE activist in West Rogers Park

Caleb Reed murder: Genove Martin sentenced for accidental shooting of his own friend, a VOYCE activist in West Rogers Park

CHICAGO (TOC) — Genove Martin was ordered to spend 18 years in jail Friday for second-degree homicide within the unintentional taking pictures dying of a younger Chicago activist.

Caleb Reed, 17, was strolling with associates when a Chevy Malibu drove by and photographs have been fired on July 31, 2020, within the 1900 block of West Granville within the West Rogers Park neighborhood.

RELATED: Man, 18, charged with homicide in taking pictures dying of VOYCE activist Caleb Reed, 17

Prosecutors say his buddy, Martin, then 18, allegedly shot on the Malibu. One of many bullets hit Reed earlier than individuals contained in the automobile returned fireplace.

Reed suffered a gunshot wound to the brow, inflicting him to fall straight to the bottom, based on court docket paperwork.

Reed was a scholar at Mather Excessive Faculty and a member of “Voices Of Youth In Chicago Training.”

Previous to his dying, Reed had been entrance and heart talking out towards police in faculties. A scholar at Mather Excessive Faculty, he had been working with each GoodKids MadCity and Voices of Youth in Chicago Training, or VOYCE. The coed-led teams advocate for the removing of law enforcement officials in faculties.

Younger activist shot, killed in Chicago’s West Rogers Park neighborhood

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