Four Men Charged In Connection With Fatal Shooting & Attempted Murder In Skokie


Four Men Charged In Connection With Fatal Shooting & Attempted Murder In Skokie

Four men were charged Sunday with a shooting in north suburban Skokie that killed a teenage boy and left a girl in critical condition.

Skokie Police said the teenagers, both 17, were found inside a vehicle after they responded to a call about shots fired at 9:41 p.m. Sept. 28 in the 9200 block of Kedvale Avenue.

The men — all 19 — were charged with first degree murder, attempted first degree murder and armed robbery, Skokie Police said in a statement.

One of the men charged is a Skokie resident while the other three reside in the South and Southwest sides in Chicago.

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Dzevad Avdic of the 5900 block of South Honore, Myles Hughes, of the 4200 block of 81st Street and Nicholas Smith of the 3800 block of West 84th Street were among the Chicago residents charged in the shooting. Meanwhile, Jeremy Ly, of the 8100 block of Lowell, is the only person charged that is a Skokie resident, according to police.

Maxwell Gadu, a Skokie resident and Niles North High School Student, was inside a vehicle with a girl when they were both shot, police said. Gadu was pronounced dead about an hour later at Evanston Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The girl, also a Skokie resident, is in critical condition at the same hospital.

Hughes, Ly and Smith will appear in bond court Sunday while Avdic is scheduled to appear before a judge Monday, police said.

The Skokie Police Department is scheduled to hold a press conference Monday at 1 p.m

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