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Robert E. Crimo III, Suspect in Highland Park Shooting, Charged on 117 counts grand jury


BUT grand jury in Lake County, Illinois returned 117 felony counts. against Robert E. Crimo III, defendant of shooting at the crowd during the 4th of July parade in highland park, killing Seven people and wounded dozens of other.

Crimo, 21, charged with 21 accounts of first-Degree of murderThree accounts for every dead victim.

He also charged with 48 counts of attempt murder and 48 accounts of aggravated battery with firearms for every victim who was hit by a bullet, bullet fragment or shrapnel, the Lake County Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

CNN reached out lawyer Crimo for comment.

“I want thank law enforcement and prosecutors who presented evidence in grand jury today. Our investigation is ongoing and our victim specialists are working around the clock to support all affected crime This has resulted in 117 criminal cases being filed today,” State Attorney Eric Rinehart said. in release.

Krimo is expected to appear in human in court on August 3rd for his charge, the report said. He has been held without bail since he was arrested during a traffic stop. hours after shooting.

Crimo voluntarily confessed to the authorities that he had emptied two 30-round magazines before loading weapons with third and firing againLake County Assistant State Attorney Ben Dillon said earlier this month during virtual bail hearing. If convicted on first-degree murder accusations, Crimo threatens maximum sentence of life in prison.

Authorities said they did not know the alleged shooter’s motives.

According to state police, Crimo bought rifles and other weapons between June 2020 and September 2021. He passed four background checks, including background checks of Federal national system of instant verification of criminal history.

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