Autopsy planned in shooting death of Michael Brown near Vandalia

3:30 AM, Jul 10, 2012   |    comments
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Effingham, IL (KSDK)-   An autopsy is scheduled for later today on the body of a man found fatally shot outside a home south of Vandalia Monday evening.

Deputies responded to the residence in the small community of Shobonier along Highway 51 around 6:00 p.m. after receiving a call concerning the injured victim.

Michael Brown; 27 of Henry, Illinois was pronounced dead a short time later.  Investigators say Brown had been shot in the head.

Authorities say they are continuing to investigate the incident, but would not elaborate on whether Brown's death was a crime or an accident.

Stay tuned to News Channel 5 and for more details as they are released.

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