Leslie J. Reeves Death – Cause of Death – Leslie J. Reeves, 45, of Troy, was the victim who died in a Farmersville shooting that left a Farmersville man critically wounded. According to reports, Leslie was killed in the Thanksgiving Day shooting at a Farmersville residence. Farmersville, about 25 miles south of Springfield, is in Montgomery County.
Leslie was pronounced dead at a house in the 100 block of Nobbie Street on Thursday afternoon, 25th of November 2021. The other victim who was critically injured and transported to HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, has been identified as Christopher Smith, 48, of Farmerville.
According to a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, both Reeves and Smith were victims of a shooting. A person of interest has been identified and the shooting remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office and Illinois State Police. No motive for the shooting has been released by authorities.