28-year-old Demarius Burnside of Peoria dies in fatal Springfield shooting – Saturday, November 6, 2021

Springfield shooting death of Demarius Burnside of Peoria – Obituary

28-year-old Demarius Burnside of Peoria has died in a fatal Springfield shooting that occurred on Saturday, November 6, 2021. It happened at about 8:27 p.m. in a residence located in the 1600 block of E. Morgan Avenue.

Officer arrived at the scene to find Demarius suffering multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to St. John’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead in the Emergency Room at about 9:48 p.m.

The shooting is under investigation and so far, no suspects or motives have been identified. The Sangamon County Coroner and the Springfield Police Department are working on the case.