Chicago man accused of shooting girl, 16, in head


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Posted Online: Nov. 17, 2012, 3:01 pm
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CHICAGO (AP) A Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 16-year-old girl who was shot in the head.

Eighteen-year-old Deon Blandon was ordered held without bail Friday.

Taylor Fitting was shot Monday night as she sat in the back seat of a car in the South Side Roseland neighborhood.

Police said the Morgan Park High School student was dropped off at Roseland Community Hospital by an unknown person. She died shortly after being transferred to another hospital.

Police say Blandon lives a block away from where the shooting took place.














 




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