Officers Investigate Shooting Friday Morning

ALTON – Friday morning at approximately 8:41 a.m., the Alton Police Department was notified of a gunshot wound victim in the 2000 block of Agnes St., Alton, Illinois. 

Alton Police Officers and Detectives as well as members of the Alton Fire Department arrived and located the victim. The victim was provided with immediate medical attention on the scene and then transported by the Alton Fire Department to a local hospital. The victim was later flown to a St. Louis area hospital for further treatment.

Illinois State Police Crime Lab was also assisting the Alton Police Department on the case.

There is no known threat to the public at this time. 

The investigation is still ongoing with detectives following up on all available information.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Alton Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 618-463-3505 Ext. 634.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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