Erica J. Anderson

Three people are in police custody and one of them, a 21-year-old woman, has been charged in connection with last week’s shooting of an Oak Park man on north Taylor Avenue. The victim was seriously injured with wounds to his shoulder and jaw in the shooting last Thursday.

Erica J. Anderson, 21, of the 3100 block of West Flournoy Ave., Chicago was arrested by Oak Park police and charged today with attempted first-degree murder, home invasion, armed robbery and aggravated battery in the shooting of James F. Wilson, 50. Oak Park police said Wilson may have known Anderson previously.

Anderson is being held in Cook County Jail in lieu of $750,000 bond, police said. A preliminary court date was set for Friday, June 7. If convicted she could face up to 30 years in prison.

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office is reviewing evidence to see if the other two suspects in custody can be charged.

Responding to a 9-1-1 call just after 6 p.m. May 30, police found Wilson inside near his basement apartment bleeding but conscious. He was transported to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood where he remains in stable condition. Police said Wilson was unable to speak, but could communicate with investigators by writing.

Oak Park police said the investigation is ongoing.

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