James Galambos, 19, of Des Plaines, Charged with Killing 15-Year-Old Sergio Torres

James Galambos, of the 900 block of Beau Drive, Des Plaines, was denied bail as he was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in a shooting that killed Sergio Torres, 15, of Chicago’s West Ridge neighborhood. He was arrested Thursday at a Mount Prospect restaurant.

The shooting occurred …day, July 22 in the Peterson Park neighborhood in the 3200 block of West Peterson Avenue after Galambos demanded to know what gang Torres and others were members. When the group remained silent, Galambos flashed a gang sign, and when no one responded, he pulled out a handgun and fired into the group — hitting Sergio Torres in the back and another teen in the arm.

Torres, resided in the 6700 block of North Maplewood Avenue, Chicago. He was one of seven killed and over 20 wounded during the fourth weekend of July 2011 in Chicago.

Serigio Torres last name was previously reported by multiple sources at ‘Torrez’



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