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2 teenagers indicted for Galesburg shooting death

January 17, 2014 GMT

GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — Two teenagers have been indicted for the December shooting death of a 15-year-old in Galesburg.

WGIL Radio reports ( ) 18-year-olds Brandon Kenney and Alex Horton were indicted Friday by a grand jury.

Kenney is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm and another gun charge for possessing a weapon without a firearm owners I.D. card.

Horton is facing two different gun charges, including one for being a gang member in possession of a firearm.

The Dec. 22 shooting killed Javon Butler, whose body was found in the backyard of a Knox County home.

Kenney is being held in the Knox County Jail on $1 million bond, while Horton is being held on $250,000 bond.


Information from: WGIL-AM.