A scorned Illinois girl is accused of capturing her boyfriend after discovering he had one other lover — after which calling his paramour by way of video chat as he lay in a pool of blood, prosecutors mentioned.
Rosa Lagrone, 34, is dealing with costs of first-degree tried homicide following the Friday capturing that left her 27-year-old boyfriend hospitalized with a bullet lodged in his backbone, authorities said Sunday.
DuPage County prosecutors mentioned at a bond listening to Sunday that Lagrone shot her boyfriend, who was not instantly recognized, throughout an argument about one other girl he had been courting, the Naperville Sun reported.
Lagrone then video-chatted the opposite girl on Fb as her boyfriend lay on the ground bleeding, DuPage County Assistant State’s Lawyer Mandy Meindl mentioned.
Exams had been being accomplished Sunday to find out if the sufferer had any remaining mind exercise. He was shot as soon as within the arm however the bullet turned lodged in his backbone, leaving him on a ventilator.
A homicide cost might be filed in opposition to Lagrone if he succumbs to his accidents, Meindl mentioned.
Lagrone, who advised investigators the gun went off unintentionally, came upon in regards to the sufferer’s relationship with one other girl every week earlier, prosecutors mentioned. The capturing came about because the sufferer tried to pack his baggage to maneuver out.
Footage of the video chat between Lagrone and the opposite girl seems to indicate the 27-year-old laying in a pool of blood whereas talking, though the clip doesn’t have audio, the Tribune reported.
It additionally reveals somebody off-cam believed to be Lagrone, a mom of 4, kicking the person twice, Meindl mentioned on the bond listening to.
The lady then referred to as a relative and requested for them to select up her youngsters — ages 6, 10, 13 and 14 — who she had already put outdoors in a automobile because the pair argued, prosecutors mentioned.
“You must come get the children proper now,” Lagrone allegedly mentioned, based on the Tribune. “I’m going to jail for the remainder of my life.”
A choose set bail for Lagrone at $1.5 million. Along with tried homicide, she’s additionally dealing with costs of aggravated battery involving the discharge of a firearm and aggravated home battery.
“Simply days faraway from Home Violence Consciousness Month in October, we’re confronted with this tragic capturing of a younger man close to Naperville,” Sheriff James Mendrick said in a statement. “Home violence instances are up in DuPage County, almost 50 p.c over this similar interval final 12 months and this can’t be tolerated.”
Lagrone is due again in courtroom on Dec. 7. If convicted of tried homicide, she may resist life in jail. It’s unclear if she’s employed an legal professional.