5 alleged gang members have been indicted on homicide expenses in final yr’s capturing demise of a Chicago rapper that prosecutors say was a part of an ongoing violent effort to guard gang territories on town’s South Aspect, officers introduced Wednesday (Oct. 13).
The U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace in Chicago stated in a information launch that the O-Block gang gunned down Carlton Weekly, also called FBG Duck, in August 2020 within the modern Gold Coast neighborhood, and “claimed accountability for acts of violence in Chicago and used social media and music to extend their felony enterprise.”
Charged with committing homicide in help of racketeering, assault in the help of racketeering and varied weapons expenses are Chicago residents Charles Liggins, 30, Kenneth Roberson, 28, Tacarlos Offerd, 30, Christopher Thomas, 22, and Marcus Good, 22. At a day court docket listening to, Liggins, Offerd, Thomas and Good entered pleas of not responsible, and the decide ordered that they continue to be in custody pending detention hearings. Roberson was not in court docket and the U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace stated his preliminary listening to was not scheduled.