DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Danville police are investigating after a shooting left one man dead.
Director of Public Safety Larry Thomason says police were called to the 1600 block of Edgewood shortly after 5:00 AM. “Callers indicated that there was some sort of disturbance in the area and when an officer arrived at one of the apartments found the male victim,” Thomason said. “Preliminary investigation indicates the 32-year-old man was the victim of gunshot wounds.”
Police do have a person of interest, but their identity is not being released at this time.
Vermilion County Coroner has released the name of the victim. William L. Banks of Danville was the victim found with gunshot wounds.
An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday. The Danville Police Department and the Vermilion County Coroner’s Office continue to investigate.
If anyone has information about this or other crimes, they are encouraged to call the Danville Police or Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS.