Teen Charged with Murdering Another

Police believe shooting was gang-related

Sunday, Jun 17, 2012  |  Updated 1:05 PM CDT
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Teen Charged with Murdering Another

Keon Tolliver, 17, is charged with murdering Romelo Golden, also 17, on June 13, 2012.

A 17-year-old has been charged with the murder last week of another 17-year-old in the South Chicago neighborhood.

The shooting happened about 10:05 p.m. Wednesday.  Romelo Golden was shot in the neck in the 8900 block of South Brandon Avenue, police said.

Golden, of the 8800 block of South Burley Avenue, was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. An autopsy found he suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Keon Tolliver, 17, of the 8700 block of South Exchange Avenue has been charged with one count of first-degree murder in Golden’s death, police said Sunday.

Police said they believed the shooting may have been gang-related. Court information for Tolliver was not iommediately available Sunday.

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