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19-year-old charged in fatal shooting of two teens in South Shore by WGN

CHICAGO — Chicago police announced charges in a shooting that killed two teens on the South Side.

17-year-old Jasean Francis and 16-year-old Charles Riley were killed in a South Shore shooting Saturday night.

Laroy Battle

Thursday Chicago police charged 19-year-old Laroy Battle with two counts of first degree murder.

Just before 5:15 p.m., police responded to the 7900 block of South Luella Avenue on the report of a shooting.

Sunday, police released surveillance camera images of an individual they identified as the suspect.

Police said he followed the victims as they were leaving a convenience store, came up behind them and shot them several times.

The is a developing story. Check back for details.

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