Authorities accused a 19-year-old gang member of shooting to death a 17-year-old girl in the McKinley Park neighborhood.
Taylor Diorio, who lived in Chicago Ridge, was shot in the head in the 2400
block of West 35th Street about 5 a.m. on Aug. 18.
Joseph Sanders, who was in the custody of the Illinois Department of
Corrections when charges were approved Friday afternoon.
Diorio was in a car with other people when she was shot. Others in the car
told police they heard four or five gunshots and realized Diorio was
The driver took her to the hospital and another girl in the car fled the
scene on foot