Deputies: Man crashed into southern IL bank; possibly died from self-inflicted gunshot

Deputies: Man crashed into southern IL bank; possibly died from self-inflicted gunshot
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man crashed into a De Soto bank and possibly died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (Source: KFVS)

DE SOTO, IL (KFVS) - A man who crashed into a bank also possibly died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, at around 4 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, deputies responded to 102 North Chestnut Street in De Soto, Ill. for a 911 call. They found the body of 29-year-old Caleb Pulke.

The sheriff’s office reports he had crashed into a bank. The First Mid Bank & Trust is located at 102 N. Chestnut St. in De Soto.

Deputies say an initial death investigation suggested he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The investigation is ongoing and an autopsy has been scheduled.

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