[Update] Charges Filed in Brook Park Shooting
The three individuals accused of shooting a man, Saturday, in Brook Park appeared in Pine County Court Tuesday afternoon. Bond is set at $250,000 dollars for Connie Kitterman (Right) and $100,000 for both Danny Kitterman (Middle) and Jeffery Thauwald (Left).
All three are charged with four counts in the case:
Count 1: 1st Degree Assault
Count 2: 2nd Degree Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Count 3: 2nd Degree Assault Causing Substantial Bodily Harm
Count 4: Third Degree Assault Causing Substantial Bodily Harm
According to the criminal complaint, the individuals went home of Michael Hughes, 31, and Thauwald and Hughes began arguing over money Hughes allegedly owed to Thauwald for the sale of a 1994 Buick Regal.
A female who shares the residence with Hughes says she heard the victim yell that she had a gun. The complaint states the female witness heard three shots, and after the third, Hughes yelled “She hit me.”
Pine County Sheriff’s obtained a search warrant for the home of Connie Kitterman and Jeffery Thauwald. When they arrived, police found all three suspects in the home as well as a .25 caliber semi-automatic pistol and .22 caliber rounds. Authorities found two spent .22 shell casings in Thauwald’s truck. .22 caliber rounds were found in the driveway of Hughes’ home.
As of Monday, Hughes was in the intensive care unit, according to Pine County Chief Deputy Steve Ovick.