|Victim testifies in Gadjik trial|
|Written by Chandra L. Mattingly|
|Friday, August 10, 2012 12:16 AM|
UPDATE: Jurors in the William Gajdik trial Friday, Aug. 10, not only heard the shooting victim describe his injuries, they saw the scars.
Gajdik, 39, is charged with attempted murder and robbery with serious bodily injury in relation to Robert Tibbitts' shooting Tuesday, Sept. 6 at his residence. Gajdik also charged with an additional Class A Felony of burglary; Class B felonies of burglary and robbery with a deadly weapon; and a Class D Felony: auto theft, according to the information filed in Dearborn Circuit Court.
Tibbitts, 3854 Ruth Ave., Logan Township, was last to testify before Dearborn Circuit Court Judge James Humphrey dismissed the jury for the weekend.
Returning home from work Sept. 6, Tibbitts unlocked and opened his front door, he said.
For the rest of Friday's update, see the Journal-Press website: theJournal-Press.com
Thursday, Aug. 9: Testimony Thursday, Aug. 9, in the William Gajdik trial might have come from a CSI episode, aside from being more realistic.
Fingerprints are not found on every surface, witnesses told the jury. Nevertheless, Gajdik's fingerprints were found on a vehicle and items from inside that vehicle in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, according to the testimony of several witnesses.
Other witnesses Thursday and Wednesday, Aug. 8, linked Gajdik to the theft of that car in Iowa and referred to his arrest at a Fergus Falls motel, and to a .357 Glock handgun found in the glove compartment of the car. Previously entered into evidence, the gun was identified as the one stolen from T.J. Jacobs, North Dearborn Road.
Gajdik, 39, is charged with attempted murder, burglary, and robbery with serious bodily injury, all Class A felonies; burglary and robbery with a deadly weapon, both Class B felonies; and auto theft, a Class D felony, according to the information filed in Dearborn Circuit Court.
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|Last Updated on Friday, August 10, 2012 9:10 PM|