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Chicago man charged in brother’s shooting death

Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO – Bail has been set at $1 million for a 19-year-old Chicago man who is charged with shooting his 16-year-old brother to death.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported Michael D. Whitney’s bail was set Sunday. He was charged Saturday with involuntary manslaughter of a family member in the death of high school student Malcolm Whitney. Michael Whitney also is charged with unlawful use of a weapon.

Malcolm Whitney attended Hyde Park Academy and played basketball. Coach Antonne Samuels says the boy was a “model student-athlete.”

Malcolm Whitney was shot in the head on Friday and pronounced dead at a hospital in Oak Lawn. The Cook County medical examiner ruled the death a homicide.

There was no phone listing for Michael Whitney in Chicago. It was unclear if he had an attorney.

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Information from: Chicago Sun-Times, http://www.suntimes.com/index

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