Lawrence Co. man to go on trial for attempted murder


LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) – A Lawrence County, Illinois man who was charged with attempted murder is scheduled to go to trial next month.

Tommy Shoulders, 39, appeared before a judge on Wednesday after police arrested him back in January.

Authorities believe he attacked a woman in Saint Francisville, Illinois.

He’s scheduled for a jury trial June 16 and is being held in the Lawrence County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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