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MO man killed in Cairo, IL shooting

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(Source: Michale Johnson, Heartland News) (Source: Michale Johnson, Heartland News)
CAIRO, IL (KFVS) - According to Cape Girardeau Coroner John Clifton, a man died after an overnight shooting in Cairo, Illinois. 

Our crew on the scene Sunday morning said multiple law enforcement agencies were on Commercial Street near the Cavalier Nightclub around 3:45 a.m. 

The coroner says the man was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:47 a.m. from gunshot wounds.

According to the Illinois State Police the victim is 27-year-old Vernon K. Haynes. He is from Charleston, Missouri. 

An autopsy is scheduled for June 9, 2014.

The investigation is now being handled by Illinois State Police.

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