Two Men Shot, Killed in Sangamon County


Sangamon County authorities are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting.

Two men were shot and Undersheriff Jack Campbell said, both men died.

Around 4 a.m. authorities received a call about multiple shots fired on the corner of Grant and Custer Streets in Laketown.

When officers arrived, Christopher Nesch, 32, was laying on the ground in front of his house with multiple gun shot wounds. 

James Crews, 22, was found shot behind a nearby garage. Crews was transported to Memorial Medical Center. He was pronounced dead just before 5 a.m.

Police have no suspects at this time. If you have any information please call (217) 753-6840 or Crime Stoppers.

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