FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — On July 29th 2020, the Freeport Police Department responded to the 1100 Block of W Galena in regard to a call of shots being fired. Upon arrival officers located a 39 year old Freeport resident who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
During the course of this investigation, the Freeport Police Department has arrested Willie Love, 27, of Freeport for First Degree Murder and Unlawful possession of Weapons by a Felon. Love’s Bond has been set at $1,000,000 10%. An arrest warrant has been issued for Traivyon Harvey, (pictured) 22, of Chicago. Harvey is charged with First Degree Murder and 2 counts of Unlawful Possession of weapons by a felon. Harvey’s bond has been set at $1,000,000 10%.
The public is reminded that the defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.