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Joliet teen held on $10 million bond, charged with Attempted Murder in Grundy County case

JOLIET – A local teen is being held on a 10-million-dollar bond after multiple charges were filed following a shooting Thursday afternoon that left a Grundy County Sheriff’s Deputy in the hospital after he was shot three times.

Grundy County Sheriff Ken Briley announced the charges against 18-year-old Demarcus T.  Denwiddie of Joliet Friday afternoon. 

Among the alleged charges include 6 Counts Attempt First Degree Murder, a Class X Felony, 3 Counts Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, a Class X Felony, and 3 Counts Aggravated Battery, a Class X Felony.

The incident began after a traffic stop on Route 47.

Denwiddie is now being held in a separate, undisclosed, detention facility outside of Grundy County.

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