Man found guilty on murder charges

News

DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — A man in his late-20s was convicted of several murder charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old at Danville’s Fair Oaks housing complex in 2019.

Court records show Percy Freeman was convicted on four counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery during a bench trial Wednesday by Judge Nancy Fahey.

Freeman’s sentencing hearing is set for July 2.

WCIA reported 25-year-old Roosevelt Anderson Jr. was shot in the head on April 24, 2019. Two other persons were also charged in connection to that incident.

One of them — Denzel Aldridge — is still facing murder charges. He will appear in court again on May 17.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.