2/12/18 - Report #662 - Victim: Cole E. Weirciszewski

MCS Report #: 662

Requesting Agency: St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department

Dates of Activation: 2/12/18-2/16/18

Commander and Department: Capt. Bruce Fleshren, St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department

Deputy Report Officer and Department: Lt. Robert Schmidtke, O’Fallon, IL PD

Deputy Report Officer and Department: Det. Timothy Mueller, Fairview Heights PD

Victim(s): Cole E. Weirciszewski

Suspect(s): Jewell Q. Smith

Classification: Involuntary Manslaughter

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department requested the assistance of the Major Case Squad for the shooting death of Cole Wierciszewski on 02/12/2018. After an extensive investigation, it was revealed that the shooting was unintentional. Jewell Smith was charged with Involuntary Manslaughter as a result of the investigation.   

Victim: Cole Wierciszewski

Victim:Cole Wierciszewski

Suspect:  Jewell Smith

Suspect: Jewell Smith

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