CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman has been charged with burning a man early Monday during a domestic dispute in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Yolanda Perry, 50, faces one count each of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery causing great bodily harm with a flammable substance, both felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Takes The Witness Stand, Describes Alleged Attack As Real And Like 'Something Out Of Looney Tunes Adventures'
The 18-year-old man was involved in the dispute with Perry about 2:30 a.m. in the 11500 block of South Lafayette, when she threw accelerant on him, causing burns to his body, police said. He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Coldest Temperatures In Nearly 10 Months Early Tuesday
Perry, who lives on the same block as the incident, was scheduled to appear in bond court Wednesday.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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