Docket No. 107975.
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, Appellee, v.
RAYMOND JOHNSON, Appellant.
Opinion filed April 15, 2010.
JUSTICE GARMAN delivered the judgment of the court, with
Chief Justice Fitzgerald and Justices Freeman, Thomas, Kilbride,
Karmeier, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion.
Following a stipulated bench trial in the circuit court of Peoria
County, defendant was found guilty of aggravated battery with a
firearm (720 ILCS 5/12–4.2(a)(1) (West 2006)), aggravated unlawful
use of a weapon (720 ILCS 5/24–1.6(a)(1) (West 2006)), and
unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon (720 ILCS 5/24–1.1(a)
(West 2006)) and sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment. The appellate
court vacated the conviction for unlawful possession of a weapon by
a felon, affirmed the judgment in all other respects, and remanded the
cause with instructions to amend the sentencing order. 387 Ill. App.
3d 780. For the reasons set forth below, we affirm.