Teen convicted for killing of 11-year-old boy in Alton - KMOV.com

Teen convicted for killing of 11-year-old boy in Alton

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Ta’mon Ford, 19, shot and killed Ronnell Jones, 11. Credit: Madison County State's Attorney Ta’mon Ford, 19, shot and killed Ronnell Jones, 11. Credit: Madison County State's Attorney
ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A teenager has been convicted for the murder of an 11-year-old boy that occurred in Alton.

Ta’mon Ford, 19, was convicted of first-degree murder. He shot Ronnell Jones from inside a car at the Alton Aces Community Center in January 2016.

Prosecutors say Ford was involved in a dispute with several people and was not targeting Jones.

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