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Father of slain Chicago 9-year-old boy charged in shooting 3

CHICAGO --The father of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot and killed in November has been charged with shooting three people.

CBS Chicago reports that 25-year-old Pierre Stokes was charged with three counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon in connection.

Stokes is accused in a shooting that occurred Tuesday, the day authorities announced charges against 22-year-old Dwright Boone-Doty in the Nov. 2 killing of Stokes' son, Tyshawn Lee.

The boy was one of 400 homicide victims in Chicago last year, but his death shocked the city because, according to police, he was killed because of his father's gang affiliation.

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