Man charged with shooting relative during South Side fight

CHICAGO (STMW) - A 27-year-old man has been charged with shooting his relative early Christmas Eve at their Washington Heights neighborhood home on the South Side.

The shooting happened during a domestic fight at 4:50 a.m. Thursday in the 9200 block of South Union, according to Chicago Police.

Maurice Wilson shot a 29-year-old man in both legs, sending him to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Wilson, who lives with the victim on the block where the shooting happened, was identified as the shooter even though the 29-year-old refused to cooperate with investigators, police said. Their exact relationship wasn’t specified.

Wilson was charged with a misdemeanor count of domestic battery and ordered held on a $50,000 bond at a Christmas Day hearing, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. He is due back in court Jan. 11.

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