2 charged in Washington Park shooting that killed man

January 1, 2013 4:45:34 AM PST
Charges have been filed in the shooting death of a South Side anti-violence rapper.

Yecary Harris, 30, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Christopher Thomas.

Thomas was gunned down near 51st Street and Indiana in the Washington Park area Sunday. He is remembered for preaching a message of nonviolence.

Police arrested two suspects after a chase on the Dan Ryan Expressway after the shooting.

The second suspect, Rodney Harris, 31, is charged with aggravated fleeing along with a pair of traffic citations.

Both suspects were due in bond court Tuesday.