Two brothers charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Chicago Police Officer Ella French, and critically wounding another officer Saturday, were ordered held without bond on Tuesday.
Emonte Morgan, 21, is charged with one count of first-degree murder of a peace officer, two counts of attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer, one count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
Eric Morgan, 22, is charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, and obstruction of justice; accused of trying to dispose of the murder weapon, before he was detained by a group of civilians not far from the scene of the shooting.
Both were on probation at the time of the shooting.
Another individual, Jamal Danzy, 29, has been charged by the U.S. Attorney’s office with federal firearm violations. He is accused of buying the weapon used in the shooting and then providing the gun Eric Morgan, who Danzy knew was a felon and not allowed to buy a weapon himself.