Teenage Boy Killed in Accidental Shooting

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 03/02 2014 07:59PM

Updated 03/03 2014 09:07AM

UPDATE: The teenager killed in this weekend's shooting is identified as Rock Falls High School Freshman, Matthew Anderson. A Facebook page has been set up in his memory.


STERLING- A teenage boy is killed in what officials called an accidental shooting at the home of an Illinois State Police trooper.

State police say the shooting happened Saturday morning in Sterling. The teen shot and killed is not related to the trooper's family.

Police will not say how the shooting happened pending further investigation. No names have been released.

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