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Police: 15-year-old killed in Galesburg shooting

Published: Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 1:00 p.m. CDT

GALESBURG (AP) — Galesburg police say they're seeking information on the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy.

They say officers responding to a 911 call around 8:50 p.m. Sunday found Javon Butler in the backyard of a home. The Knox County Coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.

The (Galesburg) Register-Mail reports ( ) that no suspects are in custody, and authorities are asking anyone with information to call police or the local Crime Stoppers hotline.

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