Man charged in CPS student's fatal shooting

June 16, 2010 (CHICAGO)

Twenty-year-old Carlos Garcia is charged with one count of first degree murder.

The shooting happened June 2 near Piccolo Middle School in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

Fifteen-year-old Jeremy Baggett died from a gunshot wound to the neck. He was a tenth grader at Orr Academy High School.

According to The Chicago Tribune, prosecutors said Wednesday that Garcia mistook Baggett for a rival gang member.

Copyright © 2023 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.