Effingham, IL (KSDK)- An autopsy is scheduled for later today on the body of a man found fatally shot outside a home south of Vandalia Monday evening.
Deputies responded to the residence in the small community of Shobonier along Highway 51 around 6:00 p.m. after receiving a call concerning the injured victim.
Michael Brown; 27 of Henry, Illinois was pronounced dead a short time later. Investigators say Brown had been shot in the head.
Authorities say they are continuing to investigate the incident, but would not elaborate on whether Brown's death was a crime or an accident.
Stay tuned to News Channel 5 and ksdk.com for more details as they are released.