Name: William Cochran, 18 – 11300 S. Loomis St.
Charges: Murder – First Degree Aggravated Battery/Discharge Firearm
Court: Central Bond Court, 26th and California – October 9, 2015
Narrative: William Cochran was arrested after he was identified as the man responsible for the Murder of Civilian Employee John “Buck” Buckner, 59. This incident occurred on September 16, 2015 at approximately 8:40 p.m. in the 11500 block of S. Church Street. John Buckner was taking groceries out of his vehicle when he was shot in the stomach by Cochran. He was rushed to Christ Hospital where he later died from his injuries. A second male victim, age 41, had been sitting on a nearby porch when he was also struck by the gunfire. He was taken to Christ hospital with a gunshot wound to the ear. Cochran was charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.