32-year-old DeKalb man killed in shooting, suspect arrested

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DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — Police have arrested 27-year-old Wayne Slater and charged him with the murder of a 32-year-old man who was killed Sunday night.

According to the DeKalb Police Department, officers were called to the 1000 block of W. Hillcrest Drive at 7:47 p.m. where they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to Northwesten Medicine-Kishwaukee Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators developed Slater as a suspect and arrested him at 11:12 p.m.

Slater was charged with First Degree Murder.

Police say additional charges are expected.


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