(USA TODAY) - An alleged gang member has been charged in the shooting death of a 7-year-old Chicago girl who died while out selling candy with her mother last week, the Chicago Tribune and other news organizations are reporting.
Jerrell Dorsey, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in the death of Heaven Sutton, who was struck by a stray bullet, the Tribune reports. A judge has ordered Dorsey held without bond, according to the news organization.
Police apprehended Dorsey Friday night as he tried to flee the back of a building, police told the Tribune.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel expressed frustration over the shooting in an e-mail, the Tribune reports.
"Bringing Heaven's shooter to justice will not bring her back, but I hope it will provide some level of solace to her family," Emanuel wrote.
The girl's mother, Ashake Banks, told the Tribune she was relieved.
"Maybe I can get a little rest tonight," she was quoted as saying. "It's a start."
Dorsey is believed to be a member of the Four Corner Hustlers gang, police sources told the Tribune.
The mother was collecting funds for the girl's funeral, the news organization reports.