Murder charges filed against 21-year old

March 13, 2008 3:39:25 PM PDT
Murder charges have been filed against a man in connection with a fatal shooting this past weekend.The victim's body was burned in a fire at a South Side funeral home.

Twenty-one-year-old Pervis Redmond turned himself in to authorities early Thursday.

Police say he was identified as the gunman who shot 33-year old Antoin Gates at a party Sunday night.

Gates' family had his body taken to Leak and Sons' funeral home. Early Tuesday, a fire broke out in a preparation room, burning Gates' body and 6 others.

Gates' funeral will be held next Monday.