Major Case Squad Called to Investigate Granite City Homicide

Posted on: 5:47 am, November 9, 2012, by

Major Case Squad

GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – A fatal shooting investigation in Granite City is now being handled by the Major Case Squad.  The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. 

Authorities say Granite City police were called to the 1200 block of Meridien Avenue and 12th Street for a man shot in an alley. Officers found the victim with a gunshot to his torso. 

He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Major Case Squad investigators are expected to release more information Friday afternoon.