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Charges have been filed against two men in connection with a shooting and fight at the Walmart gas station at 17550 S. Halsted St. on Sunday, June 24.

Shmauer Banks, 20, of Chicago, and Deldeaundraa McKinnon, 19, of Dolton, were each charged with mob action and aggravated battery in a public way, police said. Both charges are felonies.

Officers arrived at the gas station at 8:07 p.m. after a report of a disturbance with shots fired, Homewood police said in a statement released Thursday.

Police learned of a fight in the parking lot between several individuals. At the . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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