Man arrested in connection to deadly shooting

News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — A man was arrested in connection with a deadly shooting.

It happened near North 11th and East Converse Streets on Tuesday. Police said 26-year-old Martin Brown was ticketed for being an armed habitual offender, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a stolen firearm.

Officers said he was arrested after 29-year-old Willie Evans was shot and killed outside of a home.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.