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Sterling teen says voices told him to shoot 84-year-old

16-year old charged with two counts of first-degree murder

The Whiteside County sheriff department investigates a fatal shooting that took place at 9:30 a.m. at 20775 Hickory Hills Road Monday, April 18, 2022.
Whiteside County sheriff John Booker works at the scene of a fatal shooting that took place at 9:30 a.m. north of Sterling Monday, April 18, 2022.
Investigators search a field near the scene of a fatal shooting Monday, April 18, 2022 north of Sterling.
Kathleen Schultz

Kathleen A. Schultz

Kathleen Schultz is a Sterling native with 40 years of reporting and editing experience in Arizona, California, Montana and Illinois.