Man Charged with Reckless Manslaughter

A 20-year-old is charged with reckless manslaughter of his half-brother. Austin Buchanan shot 13-year-old Eli Estrada on May 17th. The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call about the teenage Collinsville resident being shot. According to Dekalb County District Attorney Mike O’dell Estrada was pronounced dead at the DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Authorities say, after an autopsy and a follow-up investigation with a confidential source and other witnesses, the DeKalb County District Attorney made an arrest in what was initially thought to be an accidental shooting.


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