No bond for man charged with fatal Englewood shooting

CHICAGO (STMW) - A man has been charged with fatally shooting another man more than 10 times Sunday morning in Englewood.

Demarco Bennett, 19, of the 6900 block of South Green Street was charged with first-degree murder and also faces various traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.

Andre D. Donner Jr., 26, was standing by himself at the corner of 72nd and May just after 10 a.m. when Bennett got out of the passenger side of a silver vehicle and shot him twice in the head, once in the neck and eight times in the body, according to prosecutors.

Donner, of the 7000 block of South Lowe, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 10:41 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

The silver vehicle was stopped by police a few minutes after the shooting after Bennett, who was then driving, committed a minor traffic violation, prosecutors said.

A passenger got out of the vehicle after it was stopped by police and went inside a nearby building while holding his side, prosecutors said. The passenger then went to the second floor of the building and threw a firearm into a neighboring yard, which was later recovered.

The gun was analyzed and a fingerprint on the inside of the magazine matched Bennett, prosecutors said. Shell casings found at the scene of the shooting also matched the gun.

An eyewitness to the shooting identified the vehicle as the one used in the shooting and identified Bennett as the shooter, prosecutors said.

Judge James Brown ordered Bennett held without bond Tuesday. Bennett was already out on bond for an aggravated unlawful use of a weapon charge.

He is next scheduled to appear in court Jan. 4.

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