CHICAGO (WLS) — A 19-year-old man charged in the fatal shooting of four men at a South Shore restaurant may have been seeking revenge for his father’s death a day before, police said.
Maurice Harris‘ father, Jerry Jacobs (left), 37, was slain March 29 on the 7900 block of South Paxton Avenue. The next day, Harris armed himself and killed four people, prosecutors alleged.
Harris, who faces four counts of first-degree murder, was denied bail on Wednesday and is due back in court on April 25.
Police said he was taken into custody late Tuesday night, five days after he allegedly shot up Nadia Fish and Chicken at the corner of East 75th Street and South Coles Avenue.
“As we have seen too many times before here in Chicago, he’s no stranger to CPD. Nor is he unfamiliar with using an illegal handgun,” said Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson during a press conference.
However his mother begs to differ.
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