Grandson charged with fatally shooting, robbing grandfather waiting for ride to dialysis

Saturday, March 30, 2013
William D. Strickland

William D. Strickland (WLS Photo)


A 19-year-old Chicago man has been charged with murder and armed robbery in the killing of his grandfather.

The suspect, William D. Strickland, was due in bond court Saturday.

Police said he and another man robbed and shot his grandfather, also named William Strickland, as the 72-year-old was in a gangway outside his home on East 95th Street earlier in March.

The grandfather was waiting for a driver to take him to a dialysis appointment when he was killed.

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