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Pekin police investigating shooting death

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PEKIN, Ill. (HOI) -- -

The Pekin Police Department is investigating a shooting early Friday morning.

Police responded to a house in the 1300 block of S. 12th around 4:45 a.m. Daniel Nichols, 38, was found with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Results of an autopsy are pending.

Police are calling the situation a "death investigation" at this time. 

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