Man shot and Killed in East St. Louis Sunday morning

Illinois

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – A man was killed in a shooting early Sunday morning in East St. Louis.

It happened on Waverly Avenue at North 25th Street.

The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Deon Whittaker.

Police have not made any arrests or figured out a motive.

The Illinois State Police have joined the East St. Louis Police in the investigation.

There have been eight murders in East St. Louis so far this year. That is down from 18 last summer alone.

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