Claudia Resendiz-Florez, pinned under the cushion of the sofa, clutched her gun.
an Illinois mother of three shot Authorities said after one man died – and his girlfriend – refused to kiss him.
Claudia Resendiz-Florez, 28, James P., 29. Jones and his girlfriend were living in the Preserve Woodfield apartment complex in Rolling Meadows when a love triangle fatally erupted, Chicago Sun-Times reported
The three were drinking together on Thursday night when Resendiz-Florez asked Jones for a kiss, which he refused – instead of kissing his girlfriend.
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Resendiz-Florez then asked Jones’ girlfriend to kiss, who also declined, prosecutors said Saturday at a bond hearing.
According to the Sun-Times, prosecutors said that Resendez-Flores demanded that he kiss her again, which she again refused.
He then grabbed Jones’ gun, rested under the cushion of a sofa in the house, and pointed it at Jones. Prosecutors said Jones tried to put the gun down when she saw it pulled to safety, but she was able to raise her arms and shoot her once in the chest, the newspaper reported.
Jones’ girlfriend called 911 who arrived at the scene where they found the handgun.
Resendez-Florez was identified as the shooter and taken into police custody and reportedly confessed to the shooting. he has been charged with murder, According to the Rolling Meadows Police Department.
As the Sun-Times reports, Assistant Public Defender Courtney Smallwood, a lawyer for Resandez-Florez, argued that her client was not living with the couple at the time, but was living with her family in Des Plaines.
Judge John F. Laik Jr. ordered the arrest of Resendez-Flores without bail. He is expected to appear in court again on Tuesday.