Oakbrook Center shooting suspects due in bond court


Oak Brook Mall was placed under a lockdown after calls of shots fired, Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, in Oak Brook, Ill. A shooting at the suburban Chicago mall full of Christmas shoppers left several people injured Thursday, police said. The incident at Oakbrook Center in Oak Brook began with two males involved in a shootout in a corridor around 5:45 p.m., police Chief James Kruger said. (Anthony Vazquez/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

OAK BROOK, Ill. — Two suspects involved in the shootout at Oakbrook Center mall on December 23 are appearing in bond court Wednesday.

The shooting happened on the evening of December 23, leaving a total of four people injured. The mall went on lockdown shortly afterwards and reopened Christmas Eve with a significantly increased police presence.

All of the people wounded in the shooting are expected to survive.

According to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, 29-year-old Steve Lane and 32-year-old Tyran Williams, both of Chicago, were arrested and face several charges in connection to the shooting.

Bond has been set at $1 million for both suspects.

Tyran Williams, 32
Steve Lane, 29

Williams faces five counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm and one count of unlawful use or possession of a firearm by a felon.

Lane faces one count of aggravated battery, four counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm and one count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a person with a FOID.

Following Wednesday morning’s bond hearing, law enforcement and the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office are expected to provide an update.

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