EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI)-One man is dead another wounded in a shooting in East St. Louis Tuesday afternoon. Police responded to a call for multiple shots fired at a residence at about 1:30pm.
When police officers arrived at the house in the 800 block of 79th Street they found three people inside. One man was shot and killed, another wounded. The wounded man was taken to a hospital. His condition was not known.
Names and ages of the victims are not being released. Police say they don't know a motive for the shootings but they are questioning a number of people.
Police believe one of the men in the house at the time of the shooting rents the home. Officers were waiting for the homeowner to arrive at the scene to gather more information.
Police would not say if they recovered a weapon inside the home. Investigators would only say they are collecting evidence. Illinois State Police are assisting East St. Louis police in the investigation.