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KEWANEE, Illinois -- A teenager is facing multiple counts of home invasion after a shooting was reported in a Kewanee neighborhood.

The Henry-Mercer Investigative Task Force was called to investigate the shooting around 12:50 a.m. Monday, June 24, according to a statement from Chief Troy Ainley with the Kewanee Police Department.

Police said a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound and a 26-year-old woman with blunt force injuries were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The shooting happened near the intersection of N. Vine Street and E. First Street.

The investigation led to the arrest of 19-year-old Jacques K. Nile, who was charged with six counts of home invasion and one count of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, according to Chief Ainley.  Nile, from Kewanee, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26 and was held in the Henry County Jail on $750,000 bond.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the Kewanee Police Department at 309-853-1911.

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