Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery in Shootout That Wounded ATF Agent - NBC Chicago

Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery in Shootout That Wounded ATF Agent



    Officials Detail Shootout That Left ATF Agent Wounded

    New details have emerged in the ambush that left an ATF agent injured. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports. 


    (Published Friday, June 8, 2018)

    A Chicago man who was involved in an Indiana shootout in which a federal agent was wounded and another suspect was killed has pleaded guilty to robbery.

    The Northwest Indiana Times reports 20-year-old Blake King told U.S. District Judge Joseph S. VanBokkelenon on Wednesday that he participated in the June 7, 2018, robbery in Gary in which a Chicago-based U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was wounded.

    A third man, Bernard Graham, of Calumet City, Illinois, is due to stand trial Nov. 4 on federal charges including assault on a federal officer. The suspect who was killed was 28-year-old Raymon Truitt, of Gary.

    King is expected to serve a 10-year prison term under a deal with prosecutors. The judge accepted King's guilty plea and set a Dec. 4 sentencing hearing.

    ATF Agents Give Update After Shooting

    [CHI] ATF Agents Give Update After Shooting

    Charges have been filed after an ATF agent was shot during an undercover gun sale operation in northwest Indiana. 

    (Published Friday, June 8, 2018)

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