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Alton Police Investigating Shooting Friday Night

ALTON – A shooting happened just after 5:00 p.m. Friday night at the Fresh Cuts Barber Shop in the 1600 block of Washington Ave in Alton.

One male was transported by Alton Fire Department ambulance to an area hospital then was taken by Arch Medical Helicopter to St. Louis for more treatment. Alton Police Department setup crime scene tape to secure the area and began a canine search from the front of the shop heading east toward Main Street, but it was unsuccessful.

According to scanner traffic police was looking for a suspect reported to be dressed all in black with a mask of some type covering their face. 

More information to come.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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