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Reward Offered for Arrest in 2010 Drive-By



    Reward Offered for Arrest in 2010 Drive-By

    A Chicago family is offering its own reward for information on why two 22-year-old men were killed in a drive-by last year.

    Reginald Riley and Michael Chatman, both 22 years old, were killed August 1st,  2010 in the 8400 block of South Euclid. 

    The best friends graduated from South Shore High School and worked at rail yard.  Their families are now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.  Father Michael Pfleger and St. Sabina Church made a donation of $5,000 to that reward fund.  

    The two men were standing outside a friend’s home in the early morning when someone in a in a SUV opened fire. 

    “The red or burgundy SUV pulled up and numerous shots were fired,” said Chicago Police Asst. Superintendent Steve Peterson.

    Riley and Chatman were killed and two other men were also wounded.  No charges have been filed in this case.  Both men have connections to the Chicago Police Department: Riley is the son of a Chicago police officer and Chatman is the brother of a Grand Crossing District police officer.  

    Anyone with information about the murders is asked to call Area 2 detectives at 312-747-8272 or Saint Sabina Church at 773-483-4300.