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Danville Homicide Under Investigation

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Danville Police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting death. Details were being pieced together over the weekend, but Vermilion County Coroner Peggy Johnson has released the identity of a man who died in the shooting on the city’s northeast side.

26-year-old Jamaal Sampson of Danville was pronounced dead just before 6 am at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center. An autopsy performed (Saturday) revealed Sampson died as the result of a single gunshot wound.

Police were called to a residence in the 1500 block of East Fairchild around 5 am. The victim was found lying on the ground.

No one was in custody Saturday night and no other persons reported being hurt.

CrimeStoppers is seeking any information about the incident. Call 217 446-TIPS.

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