A third man has been charged in connection with a gang-related 2009 homicide on the South Side.
Jesus Zuniga, 28, of the 700 block of E. Frye Avenue in Peoria has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.
Zuniga is charged for his role in the Aug. 17, 2009 killing of Carlton Ewing, 24, who was shot as he rode with others in a car on the 9800 block of South Ewing Avenue.
Ewing and the others in the vehicle drove past a group of males who were flashing gang signs and shouting gang slogans. After hearing, shouting Ewing and the others heard gun shots.
Ewing, who was seated in the rear of the vehicle, told the others that he had been shot in the back. The driver drove several blocks before they could call for an ambulance. Ewing was transported to Christ Hospital where he was later pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m.
A short time after the shooting happened, police issued an alert with surveillance photos of the suspected offenders.
On September 2, 2009, Juan Macias who was 21 at the time, of the 10100 block of S. Avenue N was charged with one count of first-degree murder. On January 31, 2010, Robert Schultz, who was 18 at the time of the 9500 block of S. Avenue L was charged with one count of first- degree murder.
Zuniga was arrested on Friday.