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Woman charged in Halloween morning murder of 22-year-old female

Police had identified her as the person who shot and killed a 22-year-old female in the 7600 block of S. Morgan at approximately 10:30 a.m. the morning of October 31, 2021.

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Woman charged in Halloween morning murder of 22-year-old female
Niquita Booker, 27, is seen here in her Chicago Police booking photo. She is charged with murder in the shooting death of a 22-year-old female on the morning of Halloween. | Source: Chicago Police.

CHICAGO - A 27-year-old woman has been charged with the three felony counts, including murder in the first-degree, of a 22-year-old female that occurred in the on October 31, 2021, according to police.



Niquita Booker, 27, of the 700 block of E. 79th St., turned herself into police on November 2, 2021.

She has been formally charged with three felony counts.

  • One felony count - Murder - First Degree
  • Two felony counts - Attempted Murder - First Degree

Police had identified her as the person who shot and killed a 22-year-old female In the 7600 block of S. Morgan at approximately 10:30 a.m. the morning of October 31, 2021.

The victim was standing outside when authorities say Niquita Booker began to fire shots in the direction of the victim. Police say she also fired shots at a 49-year-old male who was also at the scene but did not hit the man.

The 22-year-old victim was transported to University of Chicago hospital with a gunshot wound to the face where she was pronounced.

The offender is due in court today.



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