Further Details Released Regarding Shooting at 1517 McKnight Street

Galesburg, IL The following further information is being released regarding the shooting incident currently under investigation that occurred at 1517 McKnight in Galesburg on January 22, 2022.


Three subjects were shot during this incident:


Mercedes B. Jones, age 29, was shot in the chest, and was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s ER and then to St. Francis in Peoria. He is currently in being treated at St. Francis for his injuries.


Jasmine L. Casey, age 26, was shot in the hand. She was transported to St. Mary’s ER and then transferred to St. Francis in Peoria. She is expected to be released from the hospital shortly.


Demetruis D. Gibbs, age 31, was shot in the chest and found deceased at the scene. His family has been notified.


An arrest warrant for first degree murder has been issued for Mercedes B. Jones, age 29. He will be taken into custody upon being released from the hospital.

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