Coroner identifies man killed in Danville shooting

Coroner identifies man killed in Danville shooting

DANVILLE — The Vermilion County coroner's office has released the name of a 23-year-old Chicago man who was shot late Tuesday night in Danville.

Preliminary autopsy results show Deandre R. Dunbar, who would have turned 24 on Feb. 12, died from a single gunshot wound, according to the coroner's office.

Danville police are still investigating the shooting that happened in the Fair Oaks public housing complex. Police were called to the 900 block of Lewis Lane around 11 p.m. Tuesday in response to shots fired and found Mr. Dunbar lying on the ground. According to Danville police, witnesses said several people may have been involved in a confrontation that resulted in the shooting.

Mr. Dunbar was taken to a Danville hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

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