Second juvenile charged in murder of 70-year-old woman in Hegewisch
A second juvenile has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 70-year-old woman in the Hegewisch neighborhood last year.
CHICAGO - A 16-year-old is the second juvenile charged in the fatal shooting a 70-year-old woman last August in Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood.
The teen was charged with first-degree murder in the Aug. 16 shooting of Yvonne Ruzich in the 13300 block of South Baltimore Avenue.
He and a 17-year-old boy were accused of pulling up behind Ruzich who was sitting in her car at 4:25 a.m., talking to her stepson in another car while waiting for her boss to open the deli where she worked.
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Moments later, the teens walked up from behind and, without warning, began shooting.
Ruzich sped away, but lost control and hit a street sign about a block south.
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The two gunmen chased her down and shot her five more times.
The 17-year-old was arrested on Aug. 27 and also faces one count of first-degree murder.
Neither teen has been identified because they are minors.
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