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Milan man killed in Monmouth shooting; police pursuing suspects

Jane Carlson
Tri States Public Radio
Monmouth police say Romel Gilliam, 26, of Milan, died after being shot in the 300 block of South Ninth Street on Monday evening in Monmouth.

Monmouth police are seeking information about a shooting Monday that killed a Milan man.

Police responded to the 300 block of South Ninth Street around 7 p.m.

Romel Gilliam, 26, of Milan, was found at the scene and transported to OSF Holy Family Medical in Monmouth, where he later died.

The shooting is under investigation and police are attempting to locate several suspects.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Monmouth Police Department at (309) 734-8383 or Warren County Crimestoppers at (309)734-9363.

This is the second shooting in Monmouth in recent months.

Cayden Bell, 19, and Nathan Perez, 18, are charged with attempted murder in the April 2 shooting of a 21-year-old Monmouth man.

That shooting occurred at Fifth Street and Broadway Avenue.