Illinois State Police Release Video Of Officer Involved Shooting

PANA – The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Internal Investigation (DII) released video of the OIS after the pursuit of a homicide suspect wanted in connection with the murder of two sisters in the Collinsville on April 2, 2022.

On April 2, 2022, at approximately 11:14 a.m., the ISP Collinsville Communications Center communicated information via the Illinois State Police Emergency Radio Network (ISPERN) provided by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office about a suspect wanted for a double homicide in the Collinsville area. Shortly after 1:00 p.m., local law enforcement located the vehicle north bound on IL Rt. 127 near Hillsboro. A pursuit ensued after officers attempted a traffic stop, which was later joined by ISP Troopers. The pursuit crossed IL Rt. 16 then north onto US Rt. 51.

After becoming partially disabled, the suspect vehicle came to a stop on US Rt. 51 just north of Pana, IL at approximately 1:53 p.m. The driver of the suspect vehicle exited and pointed a firearm in the direction of an ISP Trooper. The ISP Trooper discharged their duty weapon in the direction of the suspect.

The involved ISP Trooper is a 26-year veteran of the Illinois State Police.

The two deceased victims were identified as Jamie Joiner age 30 of Collinsville and her sister Jessica Joiner age 34 of California. The suspect was identified as Adam Cobb age 32 of Collinsville.

Multiple officers responded to 1075 McDonough Lake Road, after a 911 call of a disturbance the dispatcher could hear a woman scream and gunshots in the background. When officers arrived on the scene they located the sister outside with apparent gunshot wounds.

Major Jeff Connor of the Madison County Sheriff Department said Adam Cobb had been in a relationship with Jamie Joiner, which they had just broken up. Jessica was from California and had arrived to help move her sister out of the house when the shooting took place.

Chris Rhodes
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