UPDATE: The deceased man has been identified as 22-year-old Eric M. Lavaly, of Mattoon.
A 22-year-old Mattoon Man was killed Wednesday in Greenup, according to Coles County Coroner Ed Schniers.
After being shot multiple times the victim was transported to Sara Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon and pronounced dead. Illinois State Police are handling the investigation.
Schniers called the investigation “a big quagmire at this point,” but said that more details would clear things up after an autopsy was completed later Thursday afternoon.
We will release more information as it becomes available.