Mattoon man dies from gunshot wound
MATTOON — The Coles County coroner's office says a preliminary autopsy report shows that a Mattoon man died of a single gunshot wound to the head Monday night at a local bar.
Coroner Ed Schniers says 33-year-old Benjamin Newton was shot around the bridge of the nose.
Police say Newton was found unresponsive at Toasters Pub at 1408 Broadway Avenue around 7:40 p.m. Monday.
The investigation into Newton's death is continuing.