(Eddyville, IL) — The man authorities have been searching for after a shootout with police in eastern Illinois is dead. Dracy “Clint” Pendleton’s body was discovered in the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois, according to state police. Pendleton had been a fugitive since allegedly shooting a police officer in Mahomet after a traffic stop earlier this month. According to reports, Pendleton shot and injured an FBI SWAT member during an exchange of gunfire after law enforcement tracked him down before he was found dead early Sunday morning.
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