Coroner identifies man shot dead at liquor store

Local News
police-line-crime-scene-lights-tape-generic_1531864056832.jpg

MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Macon County Coroner has released the name of a man who was killed in a Saturday evening shooting at a Decatur business.

Coroner Michael Day said the man’s name was John M. Betscher, of Decatur. He was 63-years-old.

An autopsy Sunday showed that Betscher died from several gunshot wounds to his neck, left shoulder, and the left side of his back.

Officers responded at 6:38 p.m. Saturday to the shooting at JB North, 1301 N. Calhoun St. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Decatur police continue to investigate the fatal shooting.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.