Man charged after allegedly shooting at victim until he ran out of bullets

gun3 Anthony Adams, of Racine has been charged with two counts 1st-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety. He was given a $50,000 cash bond after appearing in Racine Circuit Courts Tuesday afternoon. According to Racine County Jail records there is a hold placed on him for extradition for the Illinois Department of Corrections.

According to the criminal complaint, on April 25, 2015 Racine Police responded for a shots fired call in the area of the 1500 block of Packard Ave., during the course of their investigation they spoke with the victim who told authorities “it’s not often you are shot at”. The victim stated that he was upset with the defendant because the defendant calls the victims girlfriend some inappropriate names and approached him in the parking lot of Twins Food Mart. While approaching the defendant he noticed the defendant reach behind the driver’s seat to retrieve what he believed was a firearm, causing him to retreat away from the vehicle.

The complaint reads that the victims states, the defendant fired what appeared to be a small semi-automatic, possibly a .22 at him until the gun was out of bullets, approximately seven rounds. The victim was able to positively identify the defendant through a photo line up. Officers spoke to witnesses who corroborated the events that had transpired.

On May 21st, officers with the Racine Police Department spoke with another victim who stated that the defendant allegedly pulled a silver handgun and threatened her with the weapon.

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