Man accused of killing Andre Sandoval over haircut fee found not competent to stand trial – Journal Times

Tamir Williams, 33, was in court on Wednesday, Sept. 8, with his attorney, Gregory Holdahl, of the State Office of the Public Defender. Holdahl requested a competency hearing for his client, which later determined that Williams was not competent to stand trial.
RACINE — A man charged with killing another man, allegedly over the fee for a haircut, has been found incompetent to stand trial. Proceedings in the homicide case have been suspended.
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Tamir Williams, 33, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for allegedly shooting and killing 21-year-old Andre Sandoval on Aug. 28 outside Angel’s Beauty Salon on Durand Avenue in Mount Pleasant.
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Williams was in Racine County Circuit Court on Monday where Judge Robert Repischak read the determination. Williams was ordered transferred to Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison where he will receive treatment.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, MMHI serves men in need of court-ordered mental health competency evaluations, treatment to competency services, etc.
Proceedings were suspended until such time as the defendant gains competency.
Andre Sandoval, 21, was shot and killed outside Angel’s Beauty Salon, 2221 Durand Ave., on Aug. 28. Those working inside the salon the day after declined to comment.
Williams surrendered to police Aug. 28 in Mount Pleasant, minutes after Sandoval was killed.
According to an investigator’s report, Williams admitted to the killing, “was unemotional and showed no remorse for the shooting” during an interview.
The criminal complaint states that Williams told investigators Sandoval had refused to pay for his haircut at Angel’s Beauty Salon, 2221 Durand Ave., Mount Pleasant.
An icon of the Virgin Mary and a rosary rest over a photograph of Andre Sandoval at a vigil honoring his memory on Wednesday.
Family members comfort each other during Wednesday’s vigil.
Sandoval was very involved in the Catholic community of Racine. Many prayers were said during Wednesday’s vigil, including the rosary.
Family members comfort each other during Wednesday’s vigil for Andre Sandoval, who was fatally shot on Saturday afternoon.
Sandoval’s family is reflected in one of the balloons during the vigil Wednesday night.
Family, friends and community members gathered Wednesday night to remember Andre Sandoval, who was killed Saturday.
Family, friends and community members gathered Wednesday night to remember Sandoval, who was killed Saturday.
Family, friends and community members gathered Wednesday night to remember Sandoval, who was killed Saturday.
Family, friends and community members gathered Wednesday night to remember Sandoval, who was killed Saturday.
Family, friends and community members gathered Wednesday night to remember Andre Sandoval outside Angel’s Beauty Salon on Durand Avenue in Mount Pleasant. It was outside that salon where Sandoval was shot and killed.
Family, friends and community members honored Andre Sandoval Wednesday with music and prayers.
Family, friends and community members gathered Wednesday night to remember Sandoval, who was killed Saturday.
Family, friends and community members gathered Wednesday night to remember Sandoval, who was killed Saturday.

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Tamir Williams, 33, was in court on Wednesday, Sept. 8, with his attorney, Gregory Holdahl, of the State Office of the Public Defender. Holdahl requested a competency hearing for his client, which later determined that Williams was not competent to stand trial.
Andre Sandoval, 21, was shot and killed outside Angel’s Beauty Salon, 2221 Durand Ave., on Aug. 28. Those working inside the salon the day after declined to comment.
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