Man killed, toddler injured in East St. Louis shooting

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EAST ST. LOUIS, Il. _One man is dead, and a two-year- old was shot in the chest overnight in East St. Louis. Neighbors tell police shots were fired at a car Wednesday night near the Eads Bridge, hitting the man and the baby.

A woman in the car tried to get away, crashing into a tree on Bowman Avenue. She ran to her brother’s house nearby for help.

The child is listed in critical condition.

Illinois State Police have taken over the investigation.