Dan Rance | Homicide Watch Chicagohttp://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/dan-rance/Latest news about Dan Ranceen-usThu, 31 Mar 2016 14:51:55 -0500$1.5M bond for man charged with fatal shooting of Dan Rance last summer in Austinhttp://homicides.suntimes.com/2016/03/31/1-5m-bond-for-man-charged-with-fatal-shooting-of-dan-rance-last-summer-in-austin/<p>By RUMMANA HUSSAIN<br /> Chicago Sun-Times</p> <a href="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/03/willis-marquise-19.jpg"><img src="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/03/willis-marquise-19-240x300.jpg" alt="Marquis Willis | Chicago Police" width="240" height="300" class="size-medium wp-image-16801" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Marquis Willis | Chicago Police</p> <p>An Austin man on parole for a weapons case has been charged with the murder of <a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/dan-rance/">Dan Rance</a>, whom he allegedly shot 18 times last summer.</p> <p><a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/suspects/marquise-willis/">Marquise Willis</a> killed the 23-year-old Rance on the same block where Rance lived on Sept. 2, 2015, Cook County prosecutors said Thursday.<br /> <span id="more-16799"></span><br /> <a href="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/03/af0ee74695e7db035085e243e3077340.jpg"><img src="http://wordpress.homicidewatch.org/chicago/files/2016/03/af0ee74695e7db035085e243e3077340-225x300.jpg" alt="Dan Rance" width="225" height="300" class="size-medium wp-image-16803" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Dan Rance</p></p> <p>Rance was standing near his parked car outside his home in the 700 block of North Long when Willis and another person parked their SUV down the street at Long and Huron, Assistant State’s Attorney Brian Whang said.</p> <p>A witness had seen the same SUV earlier that evening, Whang said.</p> <p>A shirtless Willis, who was in the front passenger seat, got out of the SUV and walked in the direction of Rance, Whang said.</p> <p>While Rance had his back turned, Willis, who had a red shirt wrapped around his head, fired several times at Rance. After he fell to the ground, several witnesses saw Willis come closer before shooting Rance several more times, Whang said.</p> <p>Willis fled with his co-defendant, who had been standing by their parked vehicle, Whang said.</p> <p>Willis, now 19, lives in the 4900 block of West Hirsch, according to his police report.</p> <p>Judge Donald Panarese Jr. ordered him held on $1.5 a million bond.</p> Jeff MayesThu, 31 Mar 2016 14:51:55 -0500http://homicides.suntimes.com/2016/03/31/1-5m-bond-for-man-charged-with-fatal-shooting-of-dan-rance-last-summer-in-austin/Dan RanceMarquise WillisDan Rance fatally shot on the block where he lived in Austinhttp://homicides.suntimes.com/2015/09/03/dan-rance-fatally-shot-on-the-block-where-he-lived-in-austin/<p><iframe src="http://homicides.suntimes.com/api/v1/homicides/1207.html" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe><br /> <a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/dan-rance/">Dan Rance</a> was shot and killed late Wednesday in Austin.</p> <p>The 23-year-old Rance was outside about 11:35 p.m. in the 700 block of North Long when someone walked up and opened fire, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.</p> <p>Rance, who lived on the same block, was shot in the chest and torso, and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.</p> <p><em>—Chicago Sun-Times Wire</em></p> Jeff MayesThu, 03 Sep 2015 10:28:16 -0500http://homicides.suntimes.com/2015/09/03/dan-rance-fatally-shot-on-the-block-where-he-lived-in-austin/Dan Rance