Springfield morning homicide victim identified


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Springfield Police are investigating a homicide that happened on Saturday morning.

Around 11 A.M. Springfield police responded to the 1700 block of East Edward Street for a report of a person who was down and possibly shot.

When officers arrived, they found 29-year-old Eric Robertson who was unresponsive and had injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

Robertson was transported to HSHS St. John's Hospital and was later pronounced dead.

Police are still investigating the shooting, anyone with information is asked to call Springfield Police at 217.788.8311 and/or Crime Stoppers at 217.788.8427.

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