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