Springfield police arrest 3 in fatal shooting

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Springfield -- Three Springfield men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Chicago-area man.

 

Springfield police announced the arrests Thursday.

 

They say the men are accused of being involved in the shooting death of 34-year-old Charles Hunter of Bellwood. Authorities say Bellwood was shot in the back during a disturbance around 2 a.m. Friday.

 

Twenty-year-old Jeramy S. Jones and 19-year-old Trevonte D. Jackson, both of Springfield, are charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

 

Raymond Wallace, age 28, of Springfield is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

 

It was unclear Thursday whether the men have defense attorneys.

 

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