Fatal Shooting in Downing

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports that a suspect is in custody following a fatal shooting. One victim died and another was hospitalized after the shooting Friday evening. Police responded to a shots fired call around 6:00 p.m. in the 300 block of North 13th Street in Downing. Few details have been released as the investigation continues. Formal charges have been filed against 20 year old Downing resident Takoda L. Reese. He is charged with first degree murder, first degree assault & armed criminal action. His bond is $500,000 cash only. The names of the two victims weren’t released over the weekend. The case is being investigated as a homicide.