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Man charged with attempted murder, burglary after knife attack in Richmond

Miguel A Hernandez-Solorzano, 32, of Des Plaines
Miguel A Hernandez-Solorzano, 32, of Des Plaines

A man is facing attempted murder charges after he slashed two people with a knife during a domestic disturbance near Richmond Saturday night, sheriff’s officials said.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office,¬†Miguel A Hernandez-Solorzano, 32, of Des Plaines, is facing two counts of attempted murder (class X felony) and one count of burglary (class 2 felony) after he slashed two people with a knife during a domestic disturbance.

On Saturday at around 6:49 p.m., the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Richmond Fire Protection District responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a home in the 5200 block of Route 173 near Richmond. When deputies arrived, they found two victims injured inside the home. Officials said that sheriff’s deputies located Hernandez-Solorzano outside where he had been detained by other family members.

Sheriff’s authorities said that an investigation revealed that Hernandez-Solorzano had been hiding in a barn prior to the attack. When he saw one of the victims, he came out of the barn with a knife and slashed the victim in the back. The second victim saw this occur and attempted to stop Hernandez-Solorzano. Hernandez-Solorzano attacked the second victim and a fight ensued between the suspect and the two victims.

The first victim was transported to Centegra Hospital – McHenry with non-life threatening injuries. The second victim was transported to Advocate Condell Hospital in Libertyville also with non-life threatening injuries.

Hernandez-Solorzano was treated on the scene for facial injuries and was taken into custody. His bond was set at $5 million. Hernandez-Solorzano’s next court date is on October 11 at 9:00 a.m..


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