Feb 19, 2008 | Posted by: Chicago Tribune | Full story: Chicago Tribune
“Both victims got on the ground, while the defendant got on the phone”
An 18-year-old Skokie man was held without bail Monday on charges that he killed one man and shot a fleeing woman in what prosecutors said was a drug deal gone bad.
Cook County prosecutors told a judge that Christopher Tran shot and killed Thomas Andrewski, 47, in his apartment in the 1700 block of North Maplewood Avenue Thursday is also alleged to have shot a 42-year-old woman who was in the apartment.
Tran entered the North Side apartment at around 5:30 p.m. to negotiate the purchase of narcotics from Andrewski, said Assistant State's Atty Patrick Keane. During the transaction, Tran brandished a revolver and fired a shot into the air, Keane said. Read more
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