Hyde Park man charged with murder

By LINDSAY WELBERS
Staff Writer

A Hyde Park man was charged with murder for his involvement in a homicide on the 3700 block of South Princeton Avenue in February.

Courtney Ealy, 19, of the 300 block of East 60th St., was charged with one felony count of First Degree Murder on Tuesday, March 18 after he was positively identified in the death of a 28-year-old victim.

Ealy, along with a juvenile offender, approached the victim, who was sitting in a vehicle, and opened fire. The victim was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
The juvenile offender appeared in bond court on March 10.

Ealy is being held without bond.

l.welbers@hpherald.com