A teenager accused of killing three people inside a Bolingbrook home Sunday night pleaded not guilty in Will County court Tuesday morning.
Byrion Montgomery, 17, of the 200 block of Waterman Drive in Bolingbrook, has been charged with nine counts of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, home invasion, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon in the deaths of Cartez Daniels, 40, Samiya Shelton-Tillman, 17 and another girl, who police have not yet identified.
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Montgomery had been in a dating relationship with Shelton-Tillman, police said. According to police, Montgomery is the sole offender.
Montgomery, whose bail was set at $20 million Monday, is expected back in court March 30.
Officers responded to reports of a home invasion in the 100 block of Lee Lane around 8:15 p.m. Sunday. Two boys, ages 3 and 14, were also in the home at the time of the shooting, but were physically unharmed, Columbus said. Another woman, 34, was hospitalized with gunshot wounds, police said.
Officers detained Montgomery near his home at 10 p.m. Sunday, police said.