October 23, 2021

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Shooting in Illinois | A soldier is accused of killing three people

Shooting in Illinois |  A soldier is accused of killing three people

(Washington) An American green beret has been charged with the murder of three people in a shooting at Illinois Bowling Alley this weekend, the northern state attorney said Monday. -United.


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Three people were injured when a man opened fire on Don Carter Lance Bowling Alley in Rockford on Saturday night.

Duke Webb, 37, pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder and was sentenced to life in prison. Hanley told a news conference.

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Duke Webb

Assigned to the Green Beret 7, which received multiple military decorationsE U.S. in Florida. The Army has conducted four missions in the Special Forces Group and Afghanistan.

The victims were three men aged 65 to 73, the prosecutor said. A 16-year-old girl, a 14-year-old and a 62-year-old man were also injured, while the next two were in critical condition.

“The suspects identified the shots and allowed investigators to identify the weapons he used,” Hanley told a news conference.

Two weapons were recovered from the scene. Webb was on vacation and reportedly visited his family on that occasion.

He is scheduled to appear in court again on February 16 and could face life imprisonment without parole if convicted.

The Special Forces sergeant, Webb, returned from his last mission in Afghanistan in July, U.S. media reported.

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Duke Webb

According to his lawyer they cited, he may be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but this needs to be confirmed by a medical examination.

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Major General John Brennan, 1 Commanding OfficerIs The Special Forces Command (Air Force) denies that “disgusting is not a Special Forces representative”.

“The actions described […] Shocking and unrelated to the Web’s 12 years of honorable service, ”Brennan said New York Times.