Valton Cooper found not guilty of 2013 slaying of Devorite Diggins in Englewood

By JORDAN OWEN Chicago Sun-Times Wire One of two men charged with a shooting at an Englewood gas station in 2013 that left Devorite Diggins dead has been found not guilty. Valton Cooper, 25, was acquitted of first-degree murder Thursday after a bench trial before Judge James Orbish, according to Cook County court records. Cooper … Read more →

Second man charged with murder for slaying inside Englewood gas station

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor A second man has been charged with murder for his role in a November shooting that left Devorite Diggins dead inside an Englewood gas station. Valton Cooper, 25, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, authorities said. He appeared before Judge Donald Panarese in a gray jacket … Read more →

Valton Cooper

  • Arrested: Dec. 12, 2013
  • Age: 25
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Nov. 13, 2013 death of Devorite Diggins.

Photo credit: Valton Cooper / Photo from Cook County Sheriff's police