Illinois State Police asking for help in Eddie Russell Jr. investigation

Illinois State Police is asking for anyone who witnessed the shooting of Eddie Russel Jr. to contact them at (309) 693-5015.  

ISP Zone 4 continues to investigate the police shooting death of Russell Jr. 

Russell Jr. died after a standoff with police on September 20th. 

Police say he robbed a bank earlier that afternoon and were attempting to arrest him. 

ISP says officers are aggressively pursuing all leads in the case and has conducted interviews with witnesses, neighbors and family members. 

ISP says callers can remain anonymous.

Police say they are in constant contact with the Peoria County Attorney and will soon be meeting with firearms experts and crime scene investigators to prioritize the analysis of evidence. 

 

 


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