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Suspect, victim identified in Long Point shooting

Posted by wlpo on August 10, 2015

A 58-year-old Streator man is in jail after a domestic problem ended with the shooting death of another man.

David Stayton was arrested after Sunday’s shooting in Long Point that killed of 73-year-old Samuel Murphy of Long Point. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office was called Sunday afternoon about a “domestic situation” in rural Long Point. Tactical officers from Streator and the La Salle County Sheriff’s office were on scene as well.

Stayton is being held in the La Salle County Jail. He faces formal charges when he’s arraigned

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