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CORONER ISSUES UPDATED REPORT ON VICTIM OF FATAL GUNSHOT WOUNDS NEAR DECATUR INTERSECTION

KEMARI A. CARR AGE 22 OF DECATUR, IL. WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM ON FEBRUARY 28, 2024 AT 6:53 A.M.

MR. CARR WAS TRANSPORTED VIA AMBULANCE TO THE HOSPITAL AND PRONOUNCED DEAD SHORTLY AFTER ARRIVAL. MR. CARR APPARENTLY SUFFERED GUNSHOT TRAUMA IN AN INCIDENT INVOLVING GUN FIRE FROM ANOTHER VEHICLE NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF PERSHING ROAD AND MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE DECATUR, IL.

AN AUTOPSY WAS COMPLETED AT THE MCLEAN COUNTY CORONER’S MORGUE IN BLOOMINGTON, IL. AUTOPSY PRELIMINARY INFORMATION INDICATES THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS A SINGLE GUNSHOT WOUND OF THE CHEST. THE VICTIM ALSO SUFFERED MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS TO THE EXTREMITIES. AN INQUEST IS PENDING.

MICHAEL E. DAY
MACON COUNTY CORONER

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