DeKalb Police have issued a statement that Wayne Slater (27-year-old) has been arrested and is charged with first-degree murder stemming from the shooting of a 32-year-old DeKalb man in the 1000 block of West Hillcrest Drive on Sunday.
Wayne Slater is a resident from DeKalb. DeKalb Police responded to the shooting around 8:00 PM Sunday night. The report was that a man had been shot. The victim’s name has not been released. He was pronounced dead later at Northwestern Hospital.
Police had issued a stay at home and shelter in place for most of Sunday evening for people living in the Hillcrest area.
The DeKalb Police said that Slater was later identified as the possible shooter and he was taken into custody at about 11:15 PM Sunday evening.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released and expect more charges will be filled.