Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams Charged with Murder in Death of Hadiya Pendleton

gang members arrested in Hadiya Pendleton murder

Michael Ward and Kenneth Williams Charged with Murder in Death of Hadiya Pendleton (Photo credit: Twitter)

BREAKING NEWS:  Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, have been charged with first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, in the death of Chicago teen, Hadiya Pendleton.

Ward is on probation for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. He was serving two years of probation in the 2011 case, sources said. Authorities said Ward and Williams, members of the Gangster Disciples street gang, were feuding with gang rivals in the area where Hadiya was shot to death. Source

Michael Ward, Kenneth Williams charged in Hadiya Pendleton murder

Michael Ward (l) and Kenneth Williams (r) charged in murder of Hadiya Pendleton

Michael Ward [Michaeil Ward] and Kenneth Williams are two “reputed gang members” who will  no longer roam the streets of Chicago inflicting pain and anguish on innocent people.

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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.