Breaking News Bar
updated: 10/10/2017 9:20 PM

Des Plaines man charged with attempted murder in Richmond area

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Miguel A. Hernandez-Solorzano

    Miguel A. Hernandez-Solorzano

 
Daily Herald report

A 32-year-old Des Plaines man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and burglary after a domestic disturbance near Richmond, the McHenry County sheriff's office announced Tuesday.

Two people were slashed by a man wielding a knife during the disturbance Saturday night, the release said. Neither suffered life-threatening injuries.

Bond has been set at $5 million for Miguel A. Hernandez-Solorzano of Des Plaines, whose next court date is Oct. 11.

The McHenry County sheriff's office and Richmond Fire Protection District responded about 6:49 p.m. Saturday to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 5200 block of U.S. Route 173. Deputies found two wounded victims inside, while Hernandez-Solorzano was being detained outside by other family members, the news release said.

Hernandez-Solorzano, who had been hiding in a barn, saw one of the victims and emerged to slash that victim in the back, the release said. The second victim attempted to stop Hernandez-Solorzano and was also attacked, after which a fight ensued between the suspect and the two victims, the release said.

The first victim was transported to Centegra Hospital in McHenry while the second victim was transported Condell Hospital in Libertyville. Hernandez-Solorzano was treated at the scene for facial injuries and taken into custody.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.