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Edgewater Man Among Two Charged In Thursday’s Winona Ave. Shooting


Royale Newell and William Grant

Two men were charged in a shooting on the 900 block of W. Winona Street. The incident happened last Thursday, January 28 at 5 a.m. in the morning.

Royale Newell, 27, of the 1000 block of W. Hollywood, has been charged with the crime along with 26-year-old William Grant of the 4100 block of N. Kenmore. They were each charged with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm. Newell is being held on a held on a $75,000 bond and Grant on a $950,000 bond.

Both men are next scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

The shooting injured a 37-year-old man as he sat in his car at 948 W. Winona. He drove himself to Weiss Memorial Hospital with wounds to the hand, arm, and chest before he was transferred to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition.

Police said the victim is a documented gang member.

Source: CBSlocal

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