age: 24 yrs
residence: Tempe, Arizona
COD: Suicide / Gunshot
The shooting happened around 9:20 a.m. at an apartment complex on South Poplar Street, near Southern Avenue and McClintock Road.
Police released more details Tuesday about how the shooting unfolded. Landis Casner was outside the front door when Edmund Keller answered. Casner shot him and then turned the gun on himself, officers said.
Landis Allen Casner, 24, died on Monday, May 21, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona.
He is survived by his father, Michael Casner, mother, Denise Maxwell, and sister, Teya Casner.
A graduate of Edwardsville High School (2006) and the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, Arizona (2009), Landis earned a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia, majoring in Game Design. Landis worked at 2Wire and rose to a Level 2 Technical Support Specialist to support his education at UAT and was most recently employed as a Java developer at Unicon Inc. in Gilbert, AZ.
A memorial service will be held at the First Unitarian Church of Alton, 110 East 3rd Street, Alton, IL, Monday, June 11, at 7 PM.
Landis loved to play many types of games. He was very kind to animals, especially cats. Landis was a seeker of truth and meaning.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Unitarian Church of Alton, Depression and Bipolar Alliance, or Stray Rescue of St. Louis.
Published in Edwardsville Intelligencer
from June 7 to June 8, 2012
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