Claudia Resendiz-Florez Biography – Wiki
Claudia Resendiz-Florez is an Illinois mother of three who shot and killed a man after he and his girlfriend refused to kiss her. She had moved in with 29-year-old James P Jones and his girlfriend at the Preserve Woodfield apartment complex in Rolling Meadows. While the three of them were drinking together last week, Resendiz-Florez asked Jones to kiss her. Jones refused and instead kissed his girlfriend.
Claudia Resendiz-Florez is 28-years-old.
Resendiz-Florez then Asked Jones’ Girlfriend to Kiss Her
Resendiz-Florez then asked Jones’s girlfriend to kiss her, which she refused to do, prosecutors said at a bail hearing. The woman again demanded that Jones kiss her, and when he refused, Resendiz-Florez was enraged. She picked up Jones’s gun, which was hidden under a sofa cushion, and pointed it at Jones. Before he could stop her, she had unlocked her. She then shot Jones in the chest, killing him.
Charged & Bail
Jones’ girlfriend called 911 and they arrived at the scene and found the gun. Resendiz-Florez, who was identified as the assailant, was taken into police custody. She confessed to the shooting and has been charged with murder. Assistant Public Defender Courtney Smallwood, Resendiz-Florez’s attorney, said her client was apparently not living with the couple at the time. She claimed Resendiz-Florez was living with her family in Des Plaines when the attack occurred.
Judge John F. Lyke Jr ordered that Resendiz-Flores must be held without bond, and she is scheduled to appear in court again on Tuesday, October 19.
In another shooting incident this month, off-duty New York City Police Department police Yvonne Wu allegedly shot her ex-girlfriend in a Brooklyn home on October 13. She then pointed the gun at her ex-lover’s new love interest after catching the two of them together at the residence, according to police and sources with knowledge of the case. Wu, 31, is a five-year veteran of the force who shot her ex, Jenny Li, 23, after she came home, planning to spend time with her despite their recent separation. . Law enforcement sources said on October 14 that Wu may have lost his cool after seeing Li with another woman.
Investigating authorities said Wu was already at Li’s home before her ex arrived with her new lover. It was not determined how Wu might have entered the home and detectives are trying to find out if she illegally entered the property. Police arrived at the scene after a 911 call was made from the home. A source said a woman had made the call and was heard saying, “No, please! No, please! After which four ‘explosions’ could be heard on the audio. Kemper did not confirm whether Wu made use of his service weapon, but recovered a firearm from the crime scene.