Taboo Nightclub Shooting Suspect Faces Additional Charges
In the April 10th shooting at Taboo Nightclub & Lounge in Cedar Rapids, police say 25-year-old Michael Valentine, and 35-year-old Nicole Owens, both of Cedar Rapids, were both killed.
Now, according to KWWL, one of the suspects is facing additional charges relating to injuries sustained by five of the other 10 alleged shooting victims.
After originally being charged with second-degree murder and other additional charges, 32-year-old Timothy Rush is also now charged with:
- Three counts of Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury
- Three counts of Reckless Use of a Firearm Causing Bodily Injury
- Two counts of Willful Injury Causing Serious Injury
- Two counts of Reckless Use of a Firearm Causing Serious Injury
Rush is accused of shooting and killing Owens, who was alleged to be his girlfriend and mother of his child. He was also accused of shooting another man in the head.
A second suspect, 29-year-old Dimione Jamal Walker was arrested near Chicago on April 18, where he remains, awaiting extradition. According to the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Walker is charged with first-degree murder, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, going armed with intent, and felon in possession of a firearm. He was also wanted by Illinois authorities in connection with parole violations for possession of a weapon.
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