Incident

1-11-2016 Illinois Alton 1-1

Location

January 11, 2016

Alton Acres Housing Complex
3116 Acorn Street
Alton, Illinois
Geolocation: 38.912, -90.1898

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Romell L Jones
  • Age: 11
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Ta’mon F Ford
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)
  • Drive-by (car to street, car to car)
  • Possession (gun(s) found during commission of other crimes)

Notes

Child bystander shot, killed, drive-by motivated by FB argument; suspect convicted 1st degree murder; 55 yrs;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 12
State Senate District: 56
State House District: 111