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UPDATE: Williamson County shooting victim identified

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A teen remains in jail in connection to the incident

Authorities have released the name of a shooting victim in Williamson County from earlier this week.

The Sheriff's Office says 57-year old Shawn Adams was shot and died at a home on Griffith Lane in Marion late Wednesday.

Authorities were called out just before 11:00pm, and found Adams when they arrived.

A 17-year old was taken into custody, and he's being held in the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center pending a court appearance.

Jennifer Fuller joined Capitol News Illinois in July 2023 as the organization’s broadcast director. She will oversee the launch and operations of CNI’s new broadcast division.

Contact Jennifer Fuller at jfuller@capitolnewsillinois.com
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