Skip to comments.R & B singer R. Kelly's teenage Nephew Indicted In Barber Shop Shooting (the barber shot back)
Posted on 02/25/2009 4:31:22 PM PST by Coleus
An arraignment date has been set Wednesday for R & B singer R. Kelly's teenage nephew who allegedly tried to rob a barber shop but was shot by the owner last month. Brayel Kelly, 16, will be arraigned on three counts of attempted first-degree murder, and one count each of aggravated discharge of a firearm and attempted armed robbery on Dec. 23, Cook County State's Attorney's office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said.
Cook County Judge Reginald Baker set bond for Brayel Kelly of Calumet City at $200,000, according to Cook County State's Attorney's office spokesman Andy Conklin. Kelly was charged as an adult Nov. 20 in the Nov. 6 attempted armed robbery at Marvelous Cuts Barber Shop at Burnham in Calumet City.
Kelly allegedly came into the barbershop for a haircut and afterwards pulled a gun and demanded the victim's jewelry and money. Kelly allegedly told the victim --reportedly the shop owner -- to place the items in a plastic bag and the victim complied, police said. As the victim handed Kelly the bag, the victim grabbed his own weapon, but the suspect fired at him. The victim then shot at the suspect, who fled northbound on Burnham. The victim told police he believed he shot the suspect.
As officers were responding to the robbery, the also received reports of a person shot and found Kelly suffering from a gunshot wound to the back at 524 155th Place in Calumet City. Brayel is the son of R. Kelly's estranged brother Carey Kelly.
IL authorities let this guy shoot the perp in the back??
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