The name of a Danville man shot to death two weeks ago has been released. Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden has identified the victim as 43 year old Shawn David Mullins. Mullins was found in a vehicle at Fairchild and Fowler Streets on August 21st. Officers found a vehicle in a ravine and Mullins inside slumped over the steering wheel with a gunshot wound. Mullins was pronounced deceased at the scene. Public safety director Larry Thomason said it is believed that this was not a random incident and Mullins was likely the shooter’s target.
An autopsy was performed on August 22 and results are pending. The Danville Police Department and the Vermilion County Coroner’s Office continue to investigate. If anyone has information about this or other crimes, they are encouraged to call the Danville Police at 217-431-2250 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS.