Sangamon County coroner identifies shooting victim

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon identified a 17-year-old girl who was killed in a Decatur shooting over the weekend.

Demeshiona Miller-Fonville was found in a car near East Walnut and North Lowber streets early Sunday morning. Officers said she was hurt in an apparent drive-by shooting. She was airlifted to a Springfield hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Miller-Fonville’s murder is under investigation by the Decatur Police Department and the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office.

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