David McNickles: Suspect charged with murder in Chicago shooting that killed 1 and left another injured

David McNickles: Suspect charged with murder in Chicago shooting that killed 1 and left another injured
David McNickles was charged with murder after a deadly shooting in Grand Crossing last month (Chicago Police Department)

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ILLINOIS, CHICAGO: A man from Chicago has been arrested and charged with murder after a fatal shooting incident in Grand Crossing last month. 

The defendant is identified as David McNickles, 24, and he faces one felony count of first-degree murder and one felony count of attempted first-degree murder, as reported by Fox 32

The shooting resulted in the death of one man and left another in critical condition as per Fox News.

David McNickles arrested as a suspect in Grand Crossing shooting

The shooting incident occurred at 5.05 pm on Saturday in the 1500 block of E 75th Street. According to police, two men, aged 23 and 38, were shot multiple times while in a parking lot. 

The 23-year-old sustained gunshot wounds to both legs and was rushed to the University of Chicago Hospital, where he remains in critical condition. 

The 38-year-old was shot in the chest and also transported to the same hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. 

The identities of the deceased individuals have not been disclosed.

Following the fatal shooting, David McNickles was apprehended on April 4 after being identified as a suspect in the shooting death of a 38-year-old man on March 16, in 8200 Block of S. Maryland, as per the Chicago Police Department. 

McNickles has been taken into custody and is scheduled for a detention hearing in court on April 7.

Two students shot and injured in Chicago

Two Senn High School students were shot and injured on Thursday afternoon, April 4, in the Edgewater neighborhood. 

The shooting happened at 3.35 pm on West Catalpa Avenue. However, the crime scene was set up on Bryn Mawr Avenue, one block north, near the Bryn Mawr Red Line stop. 

Two boys, aged 16 and 18, were walking on the sidewalk when someone in a dark-colored vehicle shot them. 

The 18-year-old was hit in his left leg and right arm, while the 16-year-old was hit in his left arm and left leg. 

Both boys were taken to Ascension St Francis Hospital in Evanston in good condition. No one has been arrested for the shooting. 

The police detectives from the Belmont Area are investigating the incident, as CBS reported. 

Following the incident, the principal of the school, Holly Dacres, issued a letter to parents, stating that the safety of the students is the school's top priority. 

In the letter, Dacres informed them about the incident and said that two members of the school community were injured. Dacres assured in the letter that they were both receiving care. 

The Chicago Police Department is investigating the incident, and they are in contact with the school and the CPS Office of Safety and Security. 

The principal also mentioned that they are providing support for students who may be struggling with the news and encouraged parents to reach out if they need support.

Dacres said, “If your child is struggling with this news or voices any fears or concerns to you, please let us know. We are here for you and your family, and there is support available.”

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