DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old Springfield man.
Police say they were called to an area near Decatur's east end Saturday night to a report of shots fired. Police then received another call to the area near the 2000 Block of East William street to a report of a man down around 8:30 PM.
When police arrived they say they found the 24-year-old man shot and laying in a yard near the 2000 Block of East William Street. The man was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
The Macon County Coroner has released the name of the Victim of the overnight shooting. Ashton T. Gray was shot twice in the torso and died from severe internal damage from the shots.
Anyone with information concerning this death is asked to call Crimestoppers at 423-TIPS (8477) or Decatur Police Detectives at 424-2734.