Ala. man accused of murdering Chicago teen

January 7, 2012 6:12:35 AM PST
An Alabama man is now charged with the murder of a Chicago teenager.

Parker Jackson, 59, was scheduled to appear in bond court Saturday.

Prosecutors say he killed 17-year-old Martel Fields on the city's Far South Side last Fourth of July.

Fields reportedly was walking on the sidewalk on South Wentworth near 107th Street when he was shot in the chest.