Racketeering indictment charges five in Gold Coast murder of FBG Duck

LaSheena Weekly, mother of slain Chicago rapper FBG Duck, holds a press conference in the first block of East Oak Street in the Gold Coast. Weekly asked that there be no retaliatory shootings to her son’s death.

LaSheena Weekly, mother of slain Chicago rapper FBG Duck, holds a press conference in the first block of East Oak Street in the Gold Coast. Weekly asked that there be no retaliatory shootings to her son’s death. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times

The rapper was shot dead and two others were wounded in the targeted afternoon attack in the first block of East Oak Street. Shoppers were on the sidewalk when a pair of vehicles pulled up and two gunmen got out and opened fire. 

A newly unsealed federal racketeering indictment charges five alleged members of the O-Block street gang with the August 2020 Gold Coast murder of Chicago rapper “FBG Duck.”

Charged in the Aug. 4, 2020, killing of the 26-year-old whose real name was Carlton Weekly are Charles “C Murda” Liggins, Kenneth “Kenny” Roberson, Tacarlos “Los” Offerd, Christopher “C Thang” Thomas and Marcus “Muwop” Smart.

The feds say Liggins, Offerd, Thomas and Smart were arrested Wednesday morning and were due in court Wednesday afternoon. Roberson is in the custody of the Cook County Department of Corrections.

Weekly was shot dead and two others were wounded in the targeted afternoon attack in the first block of East Oak Street. Shoppers were on the sidewalk when a pair of vehicles pulled up and two gunmen got out and opened fire.

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Weekly was hit multiple times and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Weekly was associated with a faction of the Gangster Disciples street gang called Jaro City, which is based near 62nd Street and Vernon Avenue in West Woodlawn. But on social media, Weekly identified himself as a member of a Gangster Disciples faction called STL/EBT, which is in the same area and mostly friendly with Jaro City.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Source:: Chicago Sun Times

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