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Kankakee Shooting Death Leads to Arrest in Chicago

The U.S. Marshall's Fugitive Task Force assisted Kankakee Police in tracking down a man accused of a shooting death in Kankakee earlier this month.

A 31-year-old Kankakee man was arrested Wednesday morning in Chicago in connection with the March 10 shooting death of Tyrone D. Kennedy Sr.

Arrested was Luther Starkey, according to John Gerard of the Kankakee Police department.  Assisting in the arrest was the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force.

Starkey was also charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting Tyrone’s cousin, Darrien Kennedy, 18, who survived but was seriously injured.

The shootings took place in the early afternoon of March 10 in the 900 block of North Harrison Avenue.

Starkey is being held in the Jerome Combs Detention Center.  His bond was at $200 - million.


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