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4th Teen Charged in Chicago Beating Death

Authorities say Derrion Albert, 16, was innocent bystander
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 28, 2009 8:14 PM CDT
4th Teen Charged in Chicago Beating Death
These photos show 19-year-old Silvonus Shannon, left, and 18-year-old Eugene Riley, right, arrested charges of first-degree murder in the beating death of 16-year-old Derrion Albert.    (Chicago Police)

(Newser) – A fourth teenager has been charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of a Chicago student who was walking home from school. Prosecutors announced charges tonight against 18-year-old Eugene Bailey, whose aunt has said her nephew didn't have anything to do with the beating that killed 16-year Derrion Albert on Thursday.

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Prosecutors say the violence stemmed from a shooting early that morning involving two groups of students from different neighborhoods who then fought after school. They say Albert was a bystander and not part of either group. Three other teens were charged earlier Monday. (Read more Derrion Albert stories.)

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