Warrant issued in SV shooting

SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley Police have obtained an arrest warrant for one of two suspects believed to be involved in the shooting of a 22-year-old Ladd male that took place early Friday morning.

Joshua E. Nelson, 19, presumed to be living in Chicago, is wanted for home invasion. The suspect is reported to be 5-foot, 7-inches tall and weigh 160 pounds. He reportedly is of Hispanic descent with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information can call Spring Valley Police at 815-663-2351, or callers can remain anonymous and call Crimestoppers at 800-340-4045. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.

After further investigation, police have come to the conclusion the shooting took place at 505 W. Cleveland St., Spring Valley. The cause of the shooting has been linked to an alleged drug deal. The victim of the shooting was treated at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley and was released on Dec. 20.

The investigation into the case continues.

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