3 charged in shooting that killed 16-year-old boy, wounded 3 others on Easter Sunday

CHICAGO — Three men have been charged in a shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy and left three others wounded on the city’s West Side on Easter Sunday.

Police said Ronnie Allen,19, Knowledge Lemons, 21, and Lamont Dixon, 23, are each charged with multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

Allen and Lemons were also charged with unlawful use of a weapon. Dixon was additionally charged with receiving, possessing or selling a stolen vehicle.

The three men were arrested Sunday, moments after the fatal shooting occurred, police said.

The shooting happened just before 3 p.m. on the 400 block of North Lavergne Avenue in the Austin neighborhood.

According to police, four people were on a sidewalk in the area when a vehicle pulled up, two people got out and opened fire.

Teen killed, 3 men injured after 2 open fire on West Side

Officers say a 16-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He later succumbed to his injuries.

Three other victims, a 21-year-old man and two 25-year-old men, were also shot and seriously injured.

Officers responding to the shooting quickly located the offenders as they fled the scene. Police said they were placed into custody and charged accordingly.

The above offenders were arrested on March 31, 2024, shortly after 3 p.m., in the 3800 block of
W. Van Buren and the 3900 block of W. Monroe. They were identified as the offenders who participated in

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