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Mt. Vernon man arrested in connection with deadly shooting

Dewayne A. Moore (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department/Facebook) Dewayne A. Moore (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department/Facebook)
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MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

A Mount Vernon man was arrested in connection with a deadly shooting on August 30, 2015.

Dewayne A. Moore, 24, was arrested on charges of first degree murder in connection with the death of Cortez Pickett.

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, Moore was already in the Jefferson County Justice Center at the time of his arrest and will continue to be held pending a bond setting for the new charge.

According to Coroner Eddie Joe Marks, the shooting happened at the corner of 19th Street and Conger Avenue. 

It is believed only one shot was fired, but it was enough to kill Pickett.

Mount Vernon police and the Jefferson County coroner are investigating the shooting. 

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