Man Arrested For Attempted Murder In Merrillville

On April 4, 2021, at approximately 1:21 PM, Merrillville Police Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of W 86th Lane in reference to shot(s) being fired in a residence and as well as a subject sustaining a wound from a knife, according to Assistant Chief Kosta Nuses.

Upon arrival, officers located two subjects involved. One of the subjects, Kobe Williams, had sustained a wound from a knife and the other subject had various minor injuries that were treated on scene. Williams was transported to a local hospital for treatment from the scene, Nuses stated. After Williams was medically cleared from the hospital, he was taken into custody and transported to the Lake County Jail. After reviewing the case presented to the Lake County Prosecutor’s Office, the follows charges were accepted with Williams listed as the Defendant: 

Count I – Attempted Murder

Count II – Criminal Confinement 

Count III – Domestic Battery Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

Count IV – Domestic Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon

Count V – Intimidation

Count VI – Strangulation

Count VII – Pointing a Firearm

Count VIII – Intimidation 

Anyone with further information regarding this incident may contact Detective Alexander Van Rite at 219-769-3531 ext 349or

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