Indiana man charged in the January Chicago murder of a 19-year-old, found in Nashville

Published March 13, 2022 11:33 AM

Devon Evans, 19 | Chicago Police

CHICAGO – An Indiana man has been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old man in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood, police said.

According to Chicago police, Deon Evans, 19, of Indianapolis, was identified as the perpetrator who shot a 19-year-old man several times during a robbery on Jan. 21, in the 9000 block of S. Normal Avenue.

The 19-year-old was taken to Christ Hospital and initially listed in good condition, could not be given details. He later died of his wounds, police said.

Evans was extradited to Nashville, Tennessee, and back to Chicago, police said.

He faces a felony count of first-degree murder, a felony count of murder, another felony, and a felony count of armed robbery, police said.

Evans is due to appear in central bond court on Sunday.

No additional information is currently available.

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