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Geneseo Republic - Geneseo, IL
  • Shooting in Alpha; woman arrested

  • At approximately 3:45 a.m. today Henry County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call for a shooting at 504 S. 1st St., Alpha.
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  • At approximately 3:45 a.m. today Henry County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call for a shooting at 504 S. 1st St., Alpha.
    The victim suffered a single gunshot wound and is in critical condition in a Peoria Hospital. The victim's name is being withheld at this time as the investigation is ongoing.
    Robin E. Atchison, 29, has been arrested and secured at the Henry County Jail. Official charges are pending.
    The Sheriff activated the Henry County Investigative Task Force to handle the investigation.
    The Henry County Investigative Task Force is comprised of detectives from the Illinois State Police, Henry County Sheriff's Department, Geneseo Police Department, Kewanee Police Department and Colona Police Department. The Task Force is used for public integrity investigations and major felony crimes.
    Illinois State Police announced the shooting in a press release about 4:30 p.m. today.
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