14-year-old charged with murder in fatal Englewood shootingSun-Times Wireon August 10, 2021 at 2:10 pm

A 14-year-old boy was charged in connection with a shooting that left a teenage boy dead and another wounded last month in Englewood.

The teen is charged with felony counts of murder and attempted murder in the July 24 shooting, Chicago police said.

Lugean Turner, 17, and a 16-year-old boy were in a backyard about 1:15 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Peoria Street when someone fired shots at them, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Turner was struck in the chest and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.

The 16-year-old was shot in the abdomen and was taken to the same hospital in serious condition at the time. Police originally reported he was 15 years old.

The 14-year-old was allegedly identified as the attacker and was taken into custody Monday, police said.

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