Des Plaines man charged with attempted murder in Richmond area

Daily Herald report
Updated 10/10/2017 9:20 PM
  • Miguel A. Hernandez-Solorzano

    Miguel A. Hernandez-Solorzano

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.

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