HENDERSON COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE: Officials with the Henderson County Circuit Court say Randolph is being charged with Attempt for First-Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.
On or around Thursday, April 12, Randolph allegedly fired a gun and struck Ozzy Wiegand in the chest.
"Said defendant, with the intent to commit the offense of First Degree Murder...performed a substantial step toward the commission of that offense, in that he, without lawful justification and with the intent to kill Ozzy Wiegand, shot Ozzy Wiegand in the chest with a firearm, thereby causing great bodily injury to Ozzy Wiegand." reads official court documents. The documents say he shot into a vehicle that was occupied.
ORIGINAL: 20-year-old Reuben Randolph was arrested in Scott County on Friday, April 13.
Randolph is being charged with:
Attempted First Degree Murder (Class X Felony)
Aggravated Battery (Class X Felony)
Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm (Class 1 Felony)
He was being held in Scott County on a $750,000 bond, but was later transferred to Henderson County on Friday.
According to a press release from the Henderson County State's Attorney, Randolph was arrested following an investigation by Oquawka Police, Henderson County Sheriff's Office and the Illinois State Police.
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