Police Charge Suspect in Coleman Shooting
Evanston Police have arrested and charged a suspect in the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Evanston Township High School student Dajae Coleman. They will announce the name and charges this afternoon.
Evanston Police announced Friday morning that they have arrested and charged a suspect in the fatal shooting of Dajae Coleman, 14, last Saturday.
Police said they will announce the name of the suspect and the charges during a press conference at 1 p.m. Friday.
The Evanston Township High School freshman was shot four times at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, in the 1500 block of Church Street, as he was walking home with friends, according to police. Officers have not released any other details of the crime.
Read more: Dajae Coleman, The Story So Far
Friends and family say he was a good student who loved playing basketball and admired LeBron James. To everyone who knew him, he went by "Dae Dae."
“He was just a good kid," his basketball coach, Nibra White, told Patch.
There will be a wake from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m.