- Associated Press - Friday, April 28, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) - Prosecutors say a man charged in the fatal shooting of a Cook County judge sneaked up with a gun to the judge’s home days before the slaying to commit a robbery but changed his mind.

At a bond hearing on Friday, prosecutors said that Earl Wilson told another person that he needed money and was going to rob Judge Raymond Myles’ girlfriend because she had “a lot of money.”

Wilson allegedly returned days later with 37-year-old Joshua Smith and shot Myles’ girlfriend in the leg as she left Myles’ Chicago house and shot Myles four times before meeting Smith in the getaway car.

The 45-year-old Wilson and Smith are charged with first-degree murder. On Friday, a judge ordered Smith held without bail. Smith is also being held without bail.

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