Suspect Arrested In Slaying Of 9-Year-Old Janari Ricks: Chicago Police

Nine people were shot and killed and dozens more were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend.

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Chicago Police Department vehicles. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
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Chicago Police Department vehicles. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh

Suspect Arrested In Slaying Of 9-Year-Old Janari Ricks: Chicago Police

Nine people were shot and killed and dozens more were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend.

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown on Monday said police have a suspect in custody in connection with the slaying of 9-year-old Janari Ricks. He was shot and killed Friday while playing with friends in the Cabrini-Green neighborhood.

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