CHICAGO (TOC) — A Prepare dinner County choose ordered the suspect charged in a lethal highway rage stabbing close to the Magnificent Mile held with out bond Saturday afternoon.
Alan Perez, 25, is charged with first diploma homicide after prosecutors stated he fatally stabbed one other driver, 36-year-old Jeremy Walker, throughout a visitors altercation in River North Tuesday evening.
Alan Perez, 25, is being held with out bond after he was charged in a River North stabbing that killed Jeremy Walker in a highway rage incident close to Michigan Ave.
Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown and Prepare dinner County State’s Lawyer Kim Foxx introduced the fees Friday afternoon.
Police stated the 2 drivers, Perez and Walker, obtained out of their automobiles on the intersection of Dearborn and Ohio round 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Walker requested Perez, who was driving behind him, why he was honking at him, Brown stated.
Perez then obtained out, armed with a knife, and stabbed Walker within the left aspect of his neck throughout the altercation, police stated. He then drove away, in line with CPD.
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Brown stated the day after the stabbing, police discovered Perez’s automotive parked within the 200-block of West fiftieth Place. After acquiring a search warrant and as they had been looking the automotive, they got here into contact with two passengers who had been within the automotive on the time of the stabbing.
The passengers recognized Perez as the motive force, Brown stated. Prosecutors stated in court docket Saturday that Perez fled to Indiana, however then turned himself into police on Thursday.
Walker drove away after the assault and finally flagged down an officer for assist close to Ohio and Michigan Avenue. He was rushed to the hospital, the place he later died.
Prosecutors stated in court docket Saturday that Walker didn’t have any weapons on his individual or in his automotive.
“He was only a huge teddy bear,” stated his girlfriend Jessica Evans. “The sweetest individual ever. However he additionally had a really protecting aspect of his household and of himself. And it is simply unlucky that issues transpired the best way that they did.”
Walker is survived by a son. His household stated he was working as a meals supply individual, however was simply days away from beginning a brand new job as a bus driver. His sister stated whereas the arrest does deliver her household some consolation, it would not deliver her brother again.
Perez is due again in court docket on August 30.
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