Trial set to begin in 2011 murder

By WEEK Producer

Trial set to begin in 2011 murder

October 27, 2013 Updated Oct 28, 2013 at 9:40 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The murder trial of a Peoria man who confessed to killing a 20-year-old woman is scheduled to begin Monday.

It has been more than two years since the death of Shannon Elmore.

Wesley Collins, 20, is charged with four counts of First Degree Murder, one count of Attempted Murder and one count of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.

In October 2011, Elmore was a front seat passenger in a parked car near the intersection of Columbia Terrace and Ellis that was sprayed with bullets.

She died at the hospital.

The intended target was another man who was not injured.

Collins turned himself in nine days after the shooting.

In late October, Terrance Tuson, 21, was sentenced to 70 years in prison for his role in the crime.

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