Man charged with killing pregnant girlfriend, her brother in South Chicago

Darryl Benton. (Chicago police)

A 19-year-old man has been charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend and her 16-year-old brother, Chicago police said.

Investigators said Darryl Harris got into a fight with Elijah House earlier this month, police said.

Harris left the victim's South Chicago home in the 8000-block of South Shore Drive and returned with a gun, shooting House in the back several times, police said. Harris then turned the gun on his girlfriend 20-year-old Emoni House.

The siblings' mother was also shot along with a 30-year-old woman, police said. They both survived.

Harris, of Chicago, has been charged with two felony counts of first degree murder and two felony counts of aggravated battery discharging of a firearm, police said. He has also been charged with misdemeanor counts of intent homicide of an unborn child, reckless conduct, possession of cannabis 10-20 grams, obstructing identification and resisting a police officer.
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