Rock Island man charged with murder back in court today

ROCK ISLAND, Il (KWQC) - A status hearing for 20-year-old Trey Gustafson of Rock Island is expected Thursday morning at the Rock Island County Court.

Gustafson is charged with first-degree murder after 15-year-old Jescie Armstrong was fatally shot in April 2016.

Two other defendants in the case are expected in court as well.

22-year-old Chelsea Raker, of Columbus, Ohio is expected in court on Friday. Raker is facing two counts of first-degree murder and aiding a fugitive.

19-year-old Kire Carr, or Rock Island, Illinois is set to be in court for a status hearing on Nov. 9th. On Aug. 3, Carr agreed to plead guilty to felony murder in the case and testify at Raker's trial. The state's attorney says in exchange for the testimony and cooperation, he will get a 20-year prison sentence and serve the entirety of it.