Robert Crimo, the suspected Highland Park parade bomber, is being held on murder charges after confessing without bail, a prosecutor said.
CHICAGO– The man charged in the July 4 Highland Park shooting has been indicted by a grand jury on 117 counts, the Lake County (IL) Attorney’s Office announced on Wednesday.
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Robert Crimo III faces 21 counts of first-degree murder – three counts for each of the victims killed. He was also charged with 48 other attempted murders and 48 aggravated assault with a firearm for each victim struck by a bullet, bullet fragment or shrapnel, officials said.
“I want to thank law enforcement and the prosecutors who presented evidence to the grand jury today. Our investigation continues and our victim specialists are working around the clock to support everyone affected by this crime, which has resulted in 117 criminal charges being filed today. ‘ said prosecutor Eric Rinehart in a statement.
Crimo is scheduled to appear in court for his arraignment on Wednesday, August 3 at 11am. There will be no preliminary hearing on July 28, officials said.
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https://6abc.com/highland-park-shooter-robert-crimo-iii-shooting-indictment/12077050/ Highland Park shooter, Robert Crimo III, indicted by Grand Jury on 117 counts in deadly July 4 parade shooting, prosecutors say