Bourbonnais Man Fatally Shot, One Arrested on Murder Charge 


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BOURBONNAIS, IL – A shooting in Danville Wednesday night has resulted in the death of a Bourbonnais man. 

According to the Danville Police Department, following a shooting on Wednesday night in Danville, Illinois, police discovered two men at the scene, leading to a fatality and an arrest. The Danville Police Department reports that the incident took place in the vicinity of South and Collett Streets around 7:30 p.m. Responding officers found two individuals, one of whom had been shot.

The victim was identified as Leequale Key, a 30-year-old man from Bourbonnais. Key was rushed to a local Danville hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The second man, Nairobi Williams, 26, from Champaign, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder related to Key’s death.

As the investigation into the shooting continues, further details remain limited. 

The Danville Police Department is appealing to the public for any information regarding this incident. Individuals with knowledge of the shooting are encouraged to contact Detective Hartshorn at 217-431-2250.


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