CHICAGO (WLS) -- Nicholas Heisler, 20, was charged in the murder of retired Chicago Police Officer Elmer Brown, 73.
Heisler is the third person charged in the shooting death of the 38-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department.
Police said three people broke into Brown's home around 11:45 p.m. on March 10 in the 11500-block of South Avenue G in Chicago's East Side neighborhood. Brown was shot in the face when they couldn't get the safe open, police said. He died two weeks later.
Jesse Kazmierski, 18, and a 16-year-old boy have already been charged in the case.
Heisler, of the 2100-block of Wespark Avenue in Hammond, was charged with murder and two counts of home invasion. He is due in bond court on Thursday.
Nicholas Heisler charged in East Side murder of retired Chicago Police Officer Elmer Brown
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