Press Release

May 14, 2009

 

Charges filed in Bolingbrook stabbing, shooting

 

The following charges were filed Thursday afternoon against Karl O. Tynes, 3562 Elm St., Rockford, in connection with the Bolingbrook case today:

  • FIRST DEGREE MURDER: in that, said defendant, without lawful justification, and with the intent to kill Nicola Williams, stabbed Nicola Williams about the body with a knife, thereby causing the death of Nicola Williams, in violation of Chapter 720, Section 5/9-1(a)(1), of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 2009 and AOIC 073500.

  • FIRST DEGREE MURDER: in that, said defendant, without lawful justification, stabbed Nicola Williams about the body with a knife, knowing such act created a strong probability of death to Nicola Williams, thereby causing the death of Nicola Williams, in violation of Chapter 720, Section 5/9-1(a)(2), of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 2009, and AOIC 0735000.

  • ATTEMPT FIRST DEGREE MURDER (Class X Felony): in that, said defendant, with the intent to commit the offense of First Degree Murder, in violation of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 720, Section 5/9-1(a)(1), performed a substantial step toward the commission of that offense, in that he without lawful justification and with the intent to kill Keyartred Williams, shot Keyartred Williams with a handgun, in violation of Chapter 720, Section 5/8-4(a), of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 2009 and AOIC 0735000.

  • ATTEMPT FIRST DEGREE MURDER (Class X Felony): in that, said defendant, with the intent to commit the offense of First Degree Murder, in violation of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 720, Section 5/9-1(a)(1), performed a substantial step toward the commission of that offense, in that he without lawful justification and with the intent to kill Donnell Williams, shot Donnell Williams with a handgun and stabbed Donnell Williams with a knife, in violation of Chapter 720, Section 5/8-4(a), of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 2009 and AOIC 0735000.

  • AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A FIREARM (Class X Felony): in that, said defendant, in committing a battery in violation of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 720, Section 12-3, knowingly and without legal justification caused an injury to Keyartred Williams, by means of the discharging of a firearm in that said defendant shot Keyartred Williams in the chest with a handgun, in violation of Chapter 720, Section 5/12-4.2(a)(1), of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 2009 and AOIC 0940200.

  • AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A FIREARM (Class X Felony): in that, said defendant, in committing a battery in violation of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 720, Section 12-3, knowingly and without legal justification caused an injury to Donnell Williams, by means of the discharging of a firearm in that said defendant shot Donnell Williams in the chest with a handgun, in violation of Chapter 720, Section 5/12-4.2(a)(1), of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 2009 and AOIC 0940200.
The Will County State's Attorney's Office reminds the public that charges are not evidence of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Contact:
Charles B. Pelkie 
(815) 727-8789
(815) 530-7110 (cellular)
cpelkie@willcountyillinois.com 

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