State Police Identify Cairo Shooting Victim


By WSIL Manager

CAIRO -- Illinois State Police have now identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Cairo.

Investigators say Vernon K. Haynes, 27, of Charleston, Missouri, was shot early Sunday morning outside the Cavalier Club. Haynes was taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy for Haynes was scheduled for Monday.

Illinois State Police continue to investigate.

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