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Murder suspect's car found torched

Man charged, bond set; Suspect remains on lam
May 14, 2009 4:40:19 PM PDT
Police are searching for Karl Tynes in connection to a shooting that killed one and wounded two others on Thursday morning.Tynes, 28, is considered a suspect in the case, according to Bolingbrook officials. He is the cousin of one of the victims.

An alert was issued for Tynes' and his car, which was found torched in the Rockford, Ill., area. Tynes is still at large and believed to be around Rockford.

He has already been charged with murder in the case. On Thursday, his bond was set at $3 million.

Officials say the violence began around 6:30 a.m. at 105 South Lancaster, which shares a property line with the Bolingbrook Village Hall. Five children-- ages 3 to 17-- who were in the home got out safely. They ran to the police station for help. The mother of two of the children was already dead.

"I got the call from another one of our family members that told me, you know, you're the closest, where's the Bolingbrook police station. Can you get over there?" said Ivie Yonn Buie.

The other victims- both males- are hospitalized in serious and critical conditions at Good Samaritan Hospital.

"The male in critical condition was taken to the operating room for multiple gunshot wounds. He had damage control surgery for multiple injuries to his intestine and aorta," said Dr. James Coles, Good Samaritan Hospital

One of them managed to run to the neighbor's for help. The other man collapsed in the Village Hall parking lot.

"I saw two individuals run out of the back -- out of this back area here into the Village Hall. And at that same time the police was driving up, somebody was parked here and they were driving up with their guns drawn," said Kevin Johnson

Tynes allegedly fled the scene in his car, leaving 9-millimenter handgun behind.

The identities of the victims have not been released. However, officials said the fatality is a woman, 36, the mother of two.


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