Shooting death of teen at home of ISP trooper ruled an accident

Online Staff Report

STERLING, Ill., —The shooting death of a teenage boy at the home of an Illinois State Police trooper Saturday March 2, has been ruled an accident.

According to State Police Lt. Victor Markowski, the shooting involved two male teens and occurred around 11:40 a.m. The teen shot dead was not related to the trooper or the trooper’s family.

The names of those involved are being withheld pending an investigation. Markowski said more information may be released as early as Monday, March 3.

No foul play or arrests are expected as of this report.

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