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Suspect in the 2022 Highland Park shooting is expected to change pleas, the letter said


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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (CBS) — The man charged in the 2022 Highland Park shooting that left seven people dead is expected to reconsider his plea, according to a letter sent to victims and their families.

The letter, a copy of which was obtained by CBS 2, indicated a hearing was scheduled next Wednesday at the Lake County Criminal Court Tower in Waukegan in the case of Robert Crimo III.

“It is expected that a change of plea will be presented to Judge Victoria Rossetti at the request of the state and defense,” the letter said.

Crimo was charged with 21 counts of first-degree murder, three counts for each person who died, along with 48 counts of attempted murder and 48 counts of aggravated battery, one for each surviving victim struck by a bullet, bullet fragment or shrapnel .

He previously pleaded not guilty and a trial date was set for February 24, 2025 last winter.

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Those killed in the attack were 64-year-old Katherine Goldstein, of Highland Park; 35-year-old Irina McCarthy, of Highland Park; Kevin McCarthy, 37, of Highland Park; 63-year-old Jacquelyn Sundheim, of Highland Park; 88-year-old Stephen Straus, of Highland Park; 78 years old Nicolas Toledo-Zaragoza, from Morelos, Mexico; and 69-year-old Eduardo Uvaldo, of Waukegan.

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