White Hall shooting victim pronounced dead

By Ryne Turke on July 18, 2014 at 6:47pm

The man injured in this past weekends shooting in White Hall has died, according to the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office.

Sixty-year old John Early was pronounced dead at 10:30 a.m. today at Memorial Medical Center.

According to the coroner, preliminary indications report that the wound was self inflicted. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Police arrived at Early’s residence Sunday to find he sustained a single gunshot wound to the chest area.

No charges have been filed. The Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit is involved in the investigation.