Charges Dropped Against Teen Shooting Suspect's Aunt

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    Robert James and Vandetta Redwood

    A judge decided Friday to drop charges against the aunt of a teen accused of fatally shooting another girl last month.

    Vandetta Redwood faced charges of mob action and obstruction of justice related to the shooting death of 14-year-old Endia Martin.

    Prosecutors alleged that Redwood was at the scene of the crime and knew her niece was headed to a confrontation with a gun and didn’t try to stop her.

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    According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the judge dropped the charges because cell phone video that placed Redwood at the scene was "choppy" and "poor."

    Several other people have been charged in connection to the shooting.

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    Floyd Evans was charged with illegally buying the weapon without a valid FOID card, in addition to a parole violation,

    Evans allegedly bought the gun last year from Robert James, who was charged with disorderly conduct and selling a firearm without a FOID card.

    A 17-year-old boy also faces charges for allegedly hiding the murder weapon.