Shamar Walker, 18, began following the girl late Jan. A passerby found the girl on the ground unable to move about midnight in the area of East 20th Avenue and Mississippi Street and called police. The girl was paralyzed from the chest down because a bullet lodged in her spine, and doctors told police she likely won't walk again, records state. While being treated at a Chicago hospital, the girl suffered a collapsed lung. The girl told police she previously had sex with Walker and told him she was 15 years old.
She was visiting a relative's home Jan. Walker argued with the girl, so she gathered her things and started walking home, records state. Walker allegedly followed, yelling and asking why she was "doing this to him. The girl said she told Walker he was a "little boy," told him to leave her alone and heard a gunshot. She fell to the ground and laid there for what "felt like hours" before a passerby stopped to help her, records state. Walker was arrested Wednesday on charges of attempted murder, a Level 1 felony, and aggravated battery, battery resulting in serious bodily injury and battery by means of a deadly weapon, all Level 3 felonies.
He's currently being held without bail. The case remains under investigation because of the allegations that Walker engaged in sexual misconduct with the girl, police said. Sarah covers crime, courts and public safety. She began her career at The Times in Contact her at sarah. The woman's injuries were not life-threatening, and the investigation is ongoing. A judge will now weigh volumes of documents and testimony before issuing a ruling on the petition for post-conviction relief.
The decision isn't expected until June. Investigators think the shooting was related to a domestic dispute, police said. The parents of an month-old girl who died last month from blunt force trauma to her abdomen were each charged Tuesday with two counts of neglect of a dependent alleging they failed to send two of their other kids to school. Edit Article Add New Article. Log In Become a Member. Dashboard Logout. Man shot teen girl who refused sex with him, court records allege.
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