Henry-Mercer Investigative Task Force Leads Investigation In Fatal Kewanee Shooting

The Henry-Mercer Investigative Task Force is leading the investigation into a fatal shooting in Henry County. The Henry County Coroner’s office reports that 41 year old Wyatt J. Scott of Kewanee died from a single gunshot wound. A homeowner called 911 to report he shot an intruder. The homeowner has been identified as 44 year old Michael T. Evans of Kewanee. Task Force Agents are continuing to pursue leads in this investigation. Once the investigation is complete the results will be given to the Henry County State’s Attorney to review for possible criminal charges. Anyone with information in the case can call the Kewanee Police Department at (309)853-1911 or Henry County Crime Stoppers at (309)937-2324. The Henry-Mercer Investigative Task Force includes officers from the Aledo Police Department and Mercer County Sheriff’s Department.