CHICAGO — A person used the social media app Snapchat to lure an acquaintance in April to a South Facet alley, the place he fatally shot the acquaintance, prosecutors mentioned.
Malik Wilson fired twice, inflicting Giovanny C. Alvarado to fall to the bottom the afternoon of April 24, Prepare dinner County prosecutors mentioned Sunday.
A witness noticed Alvarado stretch out his arms “as if begging” earlier than Wilson opened fireplace once more, in line with prosecutors, who didn’t present a motive.
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Alvarado, 24, was struck 5 occasions and pronounced useless at a hospital.
Choose Susana Ortiz mentioned Wilson was a “hazard to the neighborhood” in having allegedly “lured somebody” earlier than killing him. She ordered the 23-year-old held with out bail.
After the listening to, the sufferer’s mom mentioned she didn’t know the motive for the assault however knew the pair had fought beforehand. Wilson and her son knew one another from a GED class.
“He didn’t deserve this,” Sylvia Alvarado mentioned about her son, a North Sider who labored in development. “He was by no means about weapons – he was about gloves.”
Earlier on the day of the assault, Wilson advised Alvarado to fulfill him within the 1300 block of East 71st Place, prosecutors mentioned.
Wilson requested him the place he was, and Alvarado despatched a sequence of Snapchat messages from a bus on his manner there, prosecutors mentioned.
About 2:40 p.m., the police gunshot detection system ShotSpotter reported two gunshots in that space, then six extra, prosecutors mentioned.
The witness noticed a person in all black and a black masks fireplace the pictures and run from the scene, prosecutors mentioned.
Detectives tracked him on surveillance video to Dorchester Avenue, round two-tenths of a mile away, the place he was captured on the video taking off his masks, prosecutors mentioned.
A couple of month later, Wilson was arrested in downstate McLean County on suspicion of tried armed theft, prosecutors mentioned.
The gun he was carrying matched the fired shell casings from the Alvarado taking pictures, prosecutors mentioned. Wilson is the registered proprietor of that weapon, prosecutors mentioned.
Wilson’s cellphone was additionally positioned close to the scene of the Alvarado slaying, prosecutors mentioned.
Whereas in custody in McLean County, Wilson advised a fellow detainee that he had used the identical gun earlier to kill somebody, prosecutors mentioned.
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Chicago police and U.S. Marshals arrested Wilson on Saturday on the McLean County Jail in Bloomington on a warrant in Alvarado’s homicide, court docket paperwork present.
Wilson’s protection lawyer criticized the proof as utterly circumstantial. The lawyer mentioned there was not sufficient for a no-bail maintain.
Wilson was scheduled to look in court docket once more Wednesday.
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