Otis Harriel charged in Back of the Yards fatal shooting

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Otis Harriel, 47.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Otis Harriel, 47, was charged in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.

The male victim was killed and a 19-year-old woman was injured in a shooting in the 5400-block of South Winchester Avenue around 1:15 a.m. on April 26, 2014. Police said Harriel fired shots into the second floor while standing in the back of the building.

Harriel, of the 1400-block of South Canal Street, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm. He is due in bond court on Friday.