West Frankfort homicide victim identified, investigation continues

West Frankfort homicide victim identified

WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (KFVS) - The victim of a deadly shooting in West Frankfort has been identified.

West Frankfort Police officers were called to the the 700 block of South Skelton Street shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday, March 26, in reference to a male being shot.

When officers arrived on the scene they found Gary Gould, 53, of Herrin, with multiple gun shot wounds.

He was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

West Frankfort Police Chief John Prudent said the Gould’s death is considered a homicide and the investigation is ongoing.

No suspect or suspects are in custody.

Anyone with information about the shooting or video of the area in question is asked to contact the West Frankfort Police Department at 618-937-3502.

The Illinois State Police (ISP) Crime Scene Services is assisting with the investigation.

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