Fatal shooting of former Cat Desmond Allison linked to argument over hat?

Desmond Allison

Two women arguing over a baseball cap might have led to the shooting death of a former University of basketball player on Monday afternoon.  Desmond “Dez” Allison, 31, was outside with friends, talking on his cellphone at the Nelson Park Apartments on the Near East Side, when an ex-girlfriend took a cap off his head, said Malcolm Goff, 36, who also was shot in the same incident.  Allison barely noticed and kept talking, his friend Goff said.

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