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Posted on: March 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff’s Office Seeking Two Shooters Who Fired into Vehicle

Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives obtained arrest warrants for two offenders involved in a shooting.  The shooting occurred during the early morning hours of March 6, 2022, in the 41400 block of North Green Bay Road, Wadsworth.  

During the shooting, Charles Brooks, III, 41, of the 3600 block of 16th Street, Zion, and Carnell D. Taylor, 47, of the 2000 block of Joanna Avenue, Zion, both shot firearms at an occupied vehicle, in the parking lot of a gas station.  Fortunately, nobody was struck or injured in the shooting.  Brooks III fled eastbound on Route 173 in a white Chevrolet Impala following the shooting and Taylor fled northbound on Green Bay Road in a blue Monte Carlo.  The Monte Carlo has doors which open vertically.  

During their investigation, Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives positively identified Brooks III and Taylor.  On March 14, 2022, Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for:

Brooks III:

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm (Class 1 Felony)

Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (Class 2 Felony)

A Lake County Judge set bond on the warrant at $350,000.00.

Taylor:

Armed Habitual Criminal (Class X Felony)

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm (Class 1 Felony)

Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (Class 2 Felony)

A Lake County Judge set bond on the warrant at $500,000.00.

Taylor is 6’04,” approximately 250 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.  Brooks III is 5’07,” approximately 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.  

Taylor and Brooks III are considered armed and extremely dangerous.  If you see either, please dial 911.  If you have information about their whereabouts, please call Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives at 847-377-4000, or leave a tip with CrimeStoppers at: http://www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com/

All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  

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