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CHICAGO (AP) — A jury convicted a man of first-degree murder Thursday night in the shooting death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was lured into an alley with the promise of a juice box. Prosecutors contended that Dwright Boone-Doty and fellow gang member Corey Morgan planned the November 2015 killing of Tyshawn Lee before […]

Police say Tyshawn's shooting resulted from a bloody conflict involving rival factions of two of Chicago's oldest gangs--the Gangster Disciples and the Black P Stones.

Pierre Stokes, 25, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery for a shooting on March 8.

Dwight Boone-Doty, 22, was charged with murder Monday in the execution-style slaying of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee.

An arrest has been made in Chicago in the shooting death of nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee.

Lee suffered numerous gunshots to the body, as he was shot in the head at close range and also took a bullet to his right hand.

The funeral of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, the Chicago boy who was fatally shot last week, still leaves the family numb and stunned by the what some are calling one of the worst crimes in a long time. The BBC.com reports: The Reverend Michael Pfleger told mourners it was “a new low for Chicago” and that the […]

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One Houston anchor is gaining national attention over his impassioned commentary about the death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee who was gunned down reportedly over his father’s gang ties. KHOU 11 Anchor Len Cannon asks, “Where is the outrage over this boy’s [Tyshawn Lee] death? Where are the civil rights leaders, demonstrations, the protests?” Watch the […]

Karla Lee, mother of slain Chicago 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, has taken to Instagram to defend herself against criticism from supporters after purchasing a car with…

Police say the child was targeted because of his father's gang ties and a string of shootings between rival gangs. A basketball the boy often carried to and from school was found near his body.

CHICAGO (AP) — A 9-year-old Chicago boy who was fatally shot this week was “lured” from a park into an alley and executed because of his father’s alleged gang connections, police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Thursday in a crime he described as among the most “unfathomable” of his 35 years in policing. Tyshawn Lee, an […]