Two Charged In Shooting Death Of 18-Year-Old Alayna Ortiz

Chicago (CBS) — Two men have been charged for the fatal shooting of an Indiana teenager last week.

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Giovante Galloway, 21, and his uncle, Juarez Rogers, were charged with the murder of 18-year-old Alayna Ortiz as well as four other felony counts of robbery and burglary.

Giovante Galloway
(Credit: Griffith Police Department)

Juarez Rogers (Credit: Griffith Police Department)

Galloway has been arrested. Rogers is still on the run.

Police said Galloway confessed to being part of a group who planned to rob a drug dealer. Alayna was riding in the SUV with that suspected drug dealer when she was shot and killed.

(Credit: Amanda Riffett)

Griffith police are still looking for Rogers and three other unidentified men.

Police said they have no reason to believe Alayna Ortiz was the intended target.

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