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This is the second shooting to occur in the Antioch area in less than a year. In September, one person was killed and seven others were injured when a gunman opened fire at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. The church is located less than two miles from the Antioch Waffle House.
Police spokesman Don Aaron said at least seven people were taken to a hospital for treatment after Sunday’s shooting. Two people suffered minor injuries and were released from Southern Hills Medical Center, a hospital spokesman said. Police also identified Reinking after the pickup truck he allegedly drove to the restaurant in was registered to him.
Aaron said police retrieved an Illinois driver’s license that identified Reinking.
He added that Reinking was known to law enforcement in Illinois and in the federal system.
Morton is a town of 16,000 people in central Illinois, located several miles southeast of Peoria.