GALESBURG, Ill. — Galesburg police say they have issued arrest warrants for two men in connection with the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy.
The (Galesburg) Register-Mail reports that police are seeking two 18-year-old men — one on first-degree murder and firearms charges and the other for possession of a firearm by a felon.
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Police say officers responding to a 911 call around 8:50 p.m. Sunday found Javon Butler in the backyard of a home. The Knox County Coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call police or Galesburg Crime Stoppers.