WEST FRANKFORT – A Friday night homicide is still under investigation in West Frankfort.
West Frankfort Police Chief John Prudent said around 9:07 p.m., the police department received a 911 call reported that a male had been shot in the 700 block of South Skelton Street.
When officers arrived they found the male that had been shot several times. West Frankfort Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and took the male to Herrin Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Police have not released the victim’s name at this time. West Frankfort Police and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services continue to investigate.