UPDATE: Fatality in Sunday night shooting incident

December 23, 2013 02:30 PM
Horton___Kenney
Horton & Kenney
 

UPDATE: Friday 01/03/2014

The Galesburg Police Department with assistance from the United States Marshalls Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Brandon J. Kenney of 1138 Spruce Avenue, Galesburg.  Kenney was arrested at a residence located at 2336 Knox Rd 150 E. Galesburg, IL. Kenney was taken into custody without incident. Kenney was arrested for First Degree Murder.  Kenney is currently being held in the Knox County Law Enforcement Center on $1,000,000 bond.

 
UPDATE: Thursday 01/02/2014

Galesburg, IL (January 2, 2014) Galesburg Police Department with assistance from the United States Marshalls Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Alex R. Horton of 1475 Willard Street, Galesburg. Horton was located at his residence and was taken into custody without incident.  Horton was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon and for Violation of Parole.

Horton is currently being held in the Knox County Law Enforcement Center on $250,000 bond.

 

 

On Sunday 12/22/2013 at 8:50 pm the Galesburg Police Department was called to a report of a subject having been shot in the area of Holton Street and Monmouth Blvd. On arrival at the scene officers located a victim of an apparent gunshot wound in the backyard of 607 Monmouth Blvd. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County Coroner. The Galesburg Police Department’s investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. The Galesburg Police Department asks that anyone with information on this incident should call the Galesburg Police Department at 309/343-9151 or Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers at 309/344-0044.

Victim:

Javon G. Butler (15)

DOB: 05/17/1998

Address: 48 Garfield Galesburg, IL 61401

 

UPDATE

Monday 12/23/2013

2:00 pm

 

Further investigation by the Galesburg Police Department into the shooting death of Javon Butler on Sunday 12/22/2013 has led to the issuing of Knox County arrest warrants for the following two individuals:

Wanted:

Kenney, Brandon James (18)

DOB: 03/09/1995

Last Known Address: 1138 Spruce Ave. Galesburg IL

Charges:

1st Degree Murder

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

$1,000,000.00 Bond

Wanted:

Horton, Alex Robert (18)

DOB: 05/10/1995

LKA: 1046 N. Kellogg Galesburg, IL

Charge:

Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

$250,000.00 Bond

Any information that would lead to the arrest of these individuals should be forwarded to the Galesburg Police Department or Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers.

 

 

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