A Cook County judge has ruled that Antonio Brown is not guilty of gun charges stemming the fatal shooting of his son, Amari, 7, in 2015.

A 20-year-old Chicago man with alleged gang ties was arrested Wednesday in the July 4th shooting death of 7-year-old Amari Brown, which sparked calls for gun reform from Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, reports The Chicago Tribune. Rasheed Martin, 20, was arrested at a home in Superior, Wis., about 460 miles northwest of Chicago near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border, […]

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Seven-year-old Amari Brown was among the victims of ten fatal shootings in Chicago over the long Fourth of July weekend, which saw 64 shootings in total, highlighting the problem of intractable violence in the embattled city, according to The Chicago Tribune. Brown was playing in a front yard in the city’s Humboldt Park community when he […]


Amari Brown, was shot and killed while playing in a front yard in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday night, ABC7 reports. Brown was one of 44 people shot, 8 fatally between Friday night and early Saturday. At least 30 of the people were shot within the span of one hour. Read more from ABC7: Amari […]