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Man, 31, charged in deadly West Side shooting

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A man has been charged with the shooting death of 46-year-old Andre Knight last month on the West Side, Homicide Watch Chicago reports.

Courtney Watson, 31, is accused of fatally shooting Knight about 4 a.m. June 23 in an alley behind his home in the 4800 block of West Concord Place, authorities said.

Family and neighbors had said Knight left his home to go to his newspaper delivery job, but when his car parked on the street didn’t start he went to the garage. He was shot moments later.

Police said officers found the body inside the vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head. Knight was declared dead at Mount Sinai Hospital less than an hour later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Watson, of the 4800 block of West Concord Place, was charged with first-degree murder and is expected to appear in bond court later Wednesday.

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