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Teen fatally shot near Southeast High School

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A 16-year was shot in the 2300 block of Taylor Avenue near Southeast High School Wednesday morning. Springfield Police Department was notified of the male victim at 8:42 a.m.

The Sangamon County Coroner Thursday identified the victim as Keyon Day, a Southeast High student. He was taken to HSHS St. John's Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:48 a.m. Wednesday. The coroner said he died from multiple gunshot wounds.

SPD said they are questioning multiple individuals considered to be persons of interest. Warrants are being served in three locations and two vehicles believed involved have been identified, police said.

Increased security will be present at schools throughout the city for the next few days. Police added the shooting does not appear to be random.