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Search for Suspect in July 5th Shooting

Galesburg, IL (July 21, 2021) On July 5, 2021 at approximately 11:46 p.m. the Galesburg Police Department responded to a shooting of a male subject in the 900 block of Jefferson Street. The investigation into the shooting has led to a suspect being identified.

On July 6, 2021, an arrest warrant was issued in Knox County for the arrest of Mario Devon Washington for the offenses of first-degree murder (attempt) and possession of a weapon by a felon.

Anyone having information in regard to this incident is asked to contact the Galesburg Police Department at (309) 343-9151 or Galesburg Crime Stoppers (309) 344-0044 / or go to and submit your tip.

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