Rockford Scanner™: Man Wanted For Shooting A Woman In The Head At A Rockford Child Care Facility




 

Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces charges against a man for a shooting that happened near a Rockford Child Care Facility in July.

Deondre Friar Mug

On July 17th, 2019, Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Broadway and 24th Street in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival, Officers met with witnesses who said several shots were fired from the inside of a dark colored vehicle that drove past the Tender Beginnings Learning Center in the 2700 Block of Broadway.

A woman, later identified at Brooke Brauer, was struck by the gunfire and transported to a Rockford hospital where she was treated and released. Rockford Police Violent Crimes Detectives conducted a follow up investigation that was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office.  As a result Attempt First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm charges have been authorized against Deondre N. Friar (DOB: 2/18/1995).

A $1 million warrant for has been issued for Friar’s arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police (779) 500-6551 or Crime Stoppers (815)-963-7867. Anyone with information is

Attempt First Degree Murder is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a special sentence of 31 years to Natural Life in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm is a Class 1 Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 4-15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

The charges are merely allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.