SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Police are investigating after a home invasion left one person dead on Friday morning.
Officers were sent to the 1900 block of East Jackson Street for the report of a home invasion, just before 12:30 a.m. Police say when they arrived they found a person inside the home with injuries. He was transported to HSHS St. John's Hospital for treatment but later died.
Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards identified the 19-year-old male as Dohndre Hughes.
Neighborhood resident, Atlas Watson says things like this have happened close to his home before.
"It got to stop, it's senseless," Watson said. " I got a baby girl. It's not the first time I've seen this."
The Springfield Police Department was still processing the scene on Friday. They are asking that anyone with information to call police at 788-8311 or Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.