|Banks (inset) and one of the many vehicles shot in the incident near Wrigley Field | CWB Chicago reader; IDOC|
20-year-old Ralph Banks of Evanston, who had been charged with fourteen separate counts, received a four-year sentence after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm Wednesday. The other charges were dropped in exchange for his plea.
|Police on-scene in December 2015 | @hellokeena|
A 26-year-old North Side rapper was shot in the Wrigleyville incident. Cops recovered three firearms from the street and nearby yards.
Banks was arrested by cops who pursued him from the shooting scene on foot. He was taken into custody near the old Wrigleyville McDonald’s, which has since been razed to make way for a new hotel.
Second Man Charged
|Rodriguez | Cook County Sheriff|
24-year-old Casey Rodriguez, charged with being a felon in possession of a weapon, is due back in court on February 27. His bail is set at $140,000.
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