Rosemont Mall Shooting

No Bond for Murder Suspect in Fashion Outlets of Chicago Shooting: Rosemont Police

Jose Matias was taken into custody Wednesday, five days after the shooting that claimed the life of Joel Valdes, according to police.

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An 18-year-old Chicago resident was ordered held without bond Friday for allegedly killing one person and injuring a second in a shooting at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago.

Jose Matias was processed at the Rosemont police station Friday and took part in a hearing where a Cook County judge denied bond, authorities said in a news release. Matias has been charged with first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

The 18-year-old was taken into custody Wednesday, five days after the shooting that claimed the life of 20-year-old Joel Valdes, according to police.

Police say the shooting occurred near the food court on Friday night during a verbal altercation that escalated into violence. According to authorities, Matias was seen on surveillance video pulling out a weapon and shooting at Valdes, striking him.

Cell phone video captured the moments of a shooting in which was one person was killed Friday evening at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago. NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Valdes was later pronounced dead at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. A second victim, a 15-year-old girl, was shot and was treated and released from a local hospital.

The Rosemont Department of Public Safety has asked anyone with information about the shooting to call authorities at 847-823-1134.

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