Joeann Smith Fatally Shoots Brother After Argument Over Whether Gun Would Fire: Prosecutors

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Story by Tanveer Ali and Quinn Ford, courtesy of DNAinfo Chicago

COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A South Shore woman shot her brother in the eye during an argument about whether his gun could fire, prosecutors said Saturday.

Joeann Smith, 52, appeared in bond court Saturday afternoon in connection with a shooting earlier this week that left her older brother, Willie Smith, brain dead. She was charged with felony reckless discharge of a firearm charge.

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