Arrest Made In Connection With Wheeler Murder


DECATUR, IL- Decatur Police have made an arrest in connection with the September 3rd murder of Mishyra Wheeler.

Roderick Dickerson, 28, was arrested Monday and charged with murder, attempted murder and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

Seventeen year-old Wheeler was one of four people shot outside a home in the 1500 block of North Church Street around 11:30 p.m. September 3rd.

Decatur Police say detectives are continuing to investigate this murder, as well as other cases from over the summer, including the murder of 17 year-old Caleb Witty.

Police are asking anyone with information about either of these cases to contact the police department, 424-2711, or Crime Stoppers, 423-TIPS.

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