Missouri man killed outside Illinois nightclub

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CAIRO, IL (AP) – Illinois State Police say a man shot and killed outside a nightclub in Cairo (KAIR’-oh) in far southern Illinois was a Missourian.

Investigators say 27-year-old Vernon Haynes of Charleston, Missouri, was shot shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday near the Cavalier Club. They say he died about an hour later at a hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

There was no word Tuesday about any arrests or charges.

State police are assisting Cairo police.