A Chicago man has been charged following a shooting in Antioch on September 12, sheriff’s officials said.
At about 10:30 a.m. on September 12, Lake County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the area of North Addison Lane and Route 173 in Antioch Township. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and found evidence of a shooting, however nobody was struck by the gunfire, sheriff’s officials said.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that detectives conducted an extensive investigation and determined Derrius L. Crenshaw, 23, of the 4700 block of South King Drive in Chicago, was responsible for shooting at two people.
Authorities said that an altercation took place between two adults and Crenshaw at a business in the area of Route 59 and Route 173 in Antioch. The two victims fled the area and drove to Addison Lane and Route 173.
Crenshaw followed the victims to the intersection and opened fire on them. Neither victim was struck by the gunfire, officials said.
On September 22, sheriff’s detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Crenshaw for aggravated discharge of a firearm (class 1 felony). Crenshaw was arrested by the Chicago Police Department on September 24 and was transferred to the Lake County Jail on September 28.
Crenshaw remains held in the Lake County Jail on a $250,000 bond. His next court date is October 5 at 1:30 p.m. in courtroom C-120.
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