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UPDATE: Suspects Sought In Galesburg Teen Killing

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UPDATE

The Galesburg Police Department is searching for two individuals in the shooting death of Javon Butler.

Knox County arrest warrants have been served for Brandon James Kenney, 18 of Galesburg, and Alex Robert Horton, 18 of Galesburg.

Kenney is charged with 1st Degree Murder and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm while Horton is being charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

If you have any information about this crime, you're asked to call the Galesburg Police Department at 309-343-9151 or Crime Stoppers at 309-944-0044.

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Galesburg police are now confirming a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday night, Dec. 22nd.

Police say they came to the area of Holton Street and Monmouth Blvd. and found 15-year-old Javon Butler shot in a backyard.

The Knox County Coroner pronounced Butler dead at the scene.

If you have any information about this crime, you're asked to call the Galesburg Police Department at 309-343-9151 or Crime Stoppers at 309-944-0044.

We have a crew heading to Galesburg and hope to have more information for you at 4, 5 and 6 tonight.

 

 

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