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$3M Bond For Man Accused Of Giving Niece Gun Used To Kill Teen

Source: NBC Chicago 

A man accused of providing the gun used to kill 14-year-old Endia Martin earlier this week was ordered held Wednesday on $3 million bond.

Prosecutors said in court that Donnell Flora, 25, gave his 14-year-old niece a loaded .38-caliber revolver and accompanied her to the Monday afternoon fight on the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard, police said.

The 14-year-old girl accused of pulling the trigger, who was not publicly named because of her age, was charged Tuesday with four counts of first-degree murder.

Flora, of the 8300 block of South Buffalo Avenue, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, according to a statement from police.

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Family Says Teen Killed Following Facebook Fight

Source: NBC Chicago

A Chicago couple says their teenaged daughter’s fatal shooting Monday was the culmination of a dispute on Facebook with another girl over a boy.

Two teens were shot at about 4:30 p.m. in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard. One was shot in the arm and is expected to fully recover. The other girl, 14-year-old Endia Martin, was shot in the back and was pronounced dead at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.

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The victim’s stepfather, Kent Kennedy, pleaded with the person they suspect committed the shooting to come forward.

“The little girl threatened my daughter the day before on Facebook. Today she saw my daughter standing around, and from what I heard she approached her and gunned her down cold blooded,” Kennedy said.

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