A Chicago man has been arrested for attempted murder in connection with an I-57 shooting incident that occurred in November 2022, where multiple gunshots were fired from his vehicle, injuring another driver.
Suspect in I-57 Shooting Incident Faced Attempted Murder Charges
According to Fox 32 Chicago’s report, a Chicago man suspected in an I-57 shooting incident last year is now charged with attempted murder. Damarco Watkins-Romaine, 29, suspect of the I-57 shooting incident, was arrested and charged on Thursday following an extensive investigation into the incident that occurred on Nov. 23, 2022, according to Illinois State Police.
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More Details in I-57 Shooting Incident
In an northbound I-57 shooting incident at 99th Street, a person was driving when Damarco Watkins-Romaine allegedly pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots, striking the motorist. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to state police.
On Thursday, the suspect of the I-57 shooting incident, Damarco Watkins-Romaine, was taken into custody and charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm, and aggravated discharge of a firearm. Damarco Watkins-Romaine, I-57 shooting incident suspect, made an appearance in court on Friday, where bond was set at $350,000. Further information on the case is currently unavailable.