BOSTON - Prosecutors formally charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the bombings at the Boston Marathon in a hearing held on Monday in his hospital room, accusing him of crimes that carry the possibility of the death penalty.The 19-year-old ethnic Chechen can be seen in video taken by security cameras placing a backpack near the finish line of the world-renowned race last Monday, the criminal complaint said, alleging he acted in concert with his older brother, who was killed during a shootout with police early Friday.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
A woman and a 5-year-old girl were seriously wounded in a shooting Friday night in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The shooting happened about 7:40 p.m. in the 300 block of West 105th Street, according to Fire Media Affairs.
The 5-year-old girl was shot in the chest and the 50-year-old woman was shot in the leg. Both were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, fire media said.
At this time, the young girl remains in critical condition and the woman is in stable condition.
A third shooting took place at 101st and Union nearby. The fire department responded because they said a 23-year-old male had been shot in the abdomen. He was also brought to Christ in critical condition. The man was sitting on his porch when he was shot.
It is unknown if the shootings are related.
Area South detectives are investigating