Springfield Man Dead After Saturday Night Shooting

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SPRINGFIELD – The Sangamon County Coroner’s Office reports a man was pronounced dead after a shooting that took place on South 16th Street.

The shooting took place at around 8:30 PM on Saturday, August 15.

31-year-old Jamario Lacey, of Springfield, was taken to St. John’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:08 PM. The preliminary opinion is that Lacey’s gunshot wounds were consistent with that of a homicide.

There is no further information at this time. More details will be reported as they are released.

This is an ongoing investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office and Springfield Police Department.

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