MANCHESTER, Ill. (KSDK) - The names of five peoplekilled Wednesday morning in a mass shooting in the Village of Manchester have been identified.
Rick O'Dell Smith is suspectedof gunning down 66-year-old Jo Ann Sinclair, 23-year-old Brittney Lynn Luark, 29-year-old James Roy Ralston, 5-year-old Nolan James Ralston, and 1-year-old Brantley Jack Ralston.
James Ralston was the father, and Brittney Luark the mother, of the two slain children. Jo Ann Sinclair was Brittney Luark's grandmother.
The coroner's officerevealed Brittany Luark was also pregnant at the time of her murder.
Illinois State Police say 43-year-old Smith killed each victim with a shotgun at close range.
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Six-year-old Kassidy Ralston was also shot, but police said Smith took her from the home and handed her over to a neighbor. She was rushed to an area hospital andis listedin serious condition.
Smith was shot by police during a gun battle shortly before 7:30 a.m. He was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead at 10:10 a.m.