UPDATE: Springfield PD investigating homicide on Lawrence Ave.

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UPDATE – Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards announces she has identified the victim of a homicide on East Lawrence Avenue.

28-year-old Mickey Davis, of Springfield, was pronounced dead at St. John’s Emergency Room at 7:37 PM on Saturday, March 5. Edwards says he sustained multiple gunshot wounds at 17th and Lawrence around 7 PM.

An autopsy for Davis has been scheduled for Monday, and the Springfield Police Department continues to investigate this homicide. Updates will follow as more information is released.


SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Police Department is investigating after a 28-year-old man died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1700 block of East Lawrence Avenue at 7:05 PM on Saturday, March 5. Upon arrival, officers located one 28-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the emergency room via ambulance. The victim later succumbed to his injuries at St. John’s Hospital.

This investigation is ongoing. Detectives are conducting interviews with several subjects related to this shooting. More information will follow as the investigation progresses.

The Sangamon County Coroner’s Office is expected to release more information on the victim once an autopsy is complete. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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