DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — The Vermilion County Coroner is naming a Danville man who was fatally shot Sunday afternoon.
Coroner Jane McFadden identified him as 34-year-old Matthew O. Huerta. She adds an autopsy was held Monday.
Officers say they were called to the scene around 2:15 p.m. Sunday near Plum and Williams streets. Police say when they got there, they found a man lying on the road with a gunshot wound to his back.
Investigators say the man was taken to a hospital, where he later died.
Detectives say a suspect fired a single shot at the Danville man before leaving the scene in a car.
Danville Police and the Vermilion County Coroner’s office continue to investigate.