Two suspects wanted for shooting death of Galesburg teen

By WEEK Reporter

December 23, 2013 Updated Dec 23, 2013 at 8:18 PM CDT

GALESBURG, Ill. -- Galesburg Police have issued warrants for two suspects wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Galesburg teen.

Brandon James Kenney, 18, is wanted for First Degree Murder and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.

Alex Robert Horton, 18, is wanted for Possession of a Firearm By a Felon.

Police were called to a home in the 600 block of Monmouth Boulevard just before 9 p.m. Sunday where they found Javon Butler, 15. Butler was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both Galesburg Police and the Illinois State Police are investigating the death as a homicide.

Anyone with information on this shooting or the whereabouts of Kenney and Horton should call the Galesburg Police Department or Crimestoppers at (309) 344-0044.

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