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South Side man charged in police-witnessed shooting

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE: Bond was denied Saturday for a 22-year-old South Side man charged in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man that was witnessed by police officers Wednesday night on the South Side.

Darron Williams, who was charged with first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder, was ordered held without bail at a hearing at the Cook County Criminal Courthouse at 26th and California on Saturday.

Williams, of the 8900 block of South Brandon Avenue, stands accused of shooting Tony Dunn, 19, in the 6300 block of South King Drive about 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Dunn, of the 6300 block of South King Drive, suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead at 12:32 a.m., authorities said.

Williams allegedly opened fire on police officers after he shot Dunn, authorities said, adding that the officers returned fire and struck Williams in the leg.

No officers were injured in the shootout, according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department.

After exchanging gunfire with officers, Williams allegedly fled, but officers found him with a gunshot wound to the leg during a search of the area, police said. He was then taken to an area hospital.

Police found the suspected gunman during a search of the area, the police department statement said.

His next scheduled court date is on August 13.

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