$400K bond for man charged in September shooting

ShootingsJustice SystemCrime, Law and JusticeSouth ChicagoWoodlawn (Chicago, Illinois)

Bail was set at $400,000 today for a self-admitted gang member charged with attempted first-degree murder for a September shooting on Chicago's South Side that left two men injured.

Araell Ross, 17, of the 8000 block of South Muskegon Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood, was arrested Thursday in connection with the Sept. 28 shooting, according to Cook County court documents.

The shooting took place in the 6000 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. One man, 23, was shot in the chest.  The other victim, 20, was shot in the lower part of his body, authorities said.

According to court documents, Ross admitted he is a gang member.

Bail was set by Cook County Judge Israel Desierto. Ross' next court date is scheduled for Dec. 13.

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