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Kankakee man to act as own-attorney in shooting case

A Kankakee man facing a murder charge for the shooting of 24-year-old Tyrone Kennedy Sr. and the wounding of Kennedy's cousin wants to be his own lawyer in the case.

32-year-old Luther Starkey was in Kankakee Circuit Court (Wed). Judge Clark Erickson approved the request .

Tyrone Kennedy was shot dead in 2012 while sitting in a vehicle in the 900-block N. Harrison Street. Darrien Kennedy survived the shooting but was left paralyzed.

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