PEKIN, IN (WAVE) – An investigation is underway after a man was found dead from a gunshot wound in Pekin, Indiana.
Washington County sheriff's deputies and the Pekin Town Marshall were called to a home on North Anna Street just around 11:50 a.m. June 9. Darryl Thornton, 50, was found dead from a gunshot wound.
Indiana State Police were called in to determine the circumstances of Thornton's death.
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In Jackson County, twenty-three roads were closed by Saturday afternoon, including parts of US 250, 256 and 258.
Rising floodwaters all across WAVE Country are causing widespread problems. Others are finding creative ways to document what is projected to be a historic weather event in Louisville.
As of Thursday night, the Ohio River was in minor flood stage. It is forecast to crest in moderate flood stage.
The American Red Cross has opened eight shelters for those displaced by flooding and severe weather in WAVE Country.
Flood Watches and Warnings remain in effect throughout the weekend across WAVE Country.