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SHOOTING ON THORNCREST DRIVE 02/10/15

Winnebago   County Sheriff's Office

News   Media Release

 

News Release Number

                 2015-004

 

Information: SHOOTING   ON THORNCREST DRIVE

 

 

Date: 02/10/2015

 

Time: 12:15

 

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Narrative:

 

 

 

NARRATIVE: ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015 AT 11:03 A.M. WINNEBAGO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A 9-1-1 CALL CONCERNING A SHOOTING AT 6052 THORNCREST DRIVE. UPON ARRIVAL, DEPUTIES OBSERVED A MAN IN THE LIVING ROOM AREA OF THE RESIDENCE WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND TO HIS ARM. THE SHOOTING VICTIM IS IDENTIFIED AS PETER LUHRS (AGE 77). DETECTIVES SAY LUHRS WAS SHOT ONCE THROUGH THE ARM AND THE BULLET LODGED IN HIS SIDE. HE IS IN STABLE CONDITION AT OSF ST. ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER

 

DETECTIVES QUESTIONED THE SHOOTING VICTIM’S WIFE INSIDE THE RESIDENCE. THE WINNEBAGO COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE HAS AUTHORIZED A CHARGE OF AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A FIREARM (ONE COUNT) AGAINST JOAN M. LUHRS (AGE 67). MRS. LUHRS IS LODGED IN THE WINNEBAGO COUNTY JAIL UNDER THE NAME JOAN MARIE WILSON AND HAS A COURT APPEARANCE SCHEDULED FOR THIS AFTERNOON.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: Deputy Chief of Administrative Bureau

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S/A-32C Revised 07/01/12

 

          

 

 

Sheriff Gary Caruana                            

Supervisor   Authorizing Release

 

 

Date: _02/10/15___   Time:   __12:15 Hours___

 

 

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