A 23-year-old man who was on probation for a fraud conviction was denied bail today for a Friday shooting on the South Side.
Abdulai Habib of the 1500 block of East 61st Street was charged with reckless
discharge of a firearm and possession of a weapon by a felon.
Prosecutors said Habib, who was on probation for a fraud conviction, shot an
acquaintance about 9 p.m. Friday on the same block where he lives.
When police went to arrest Habib at his home, they found a 25-caliber
semi-automatic handgun as well as fraudulent material and phony identification
cards in his home