JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ill. – A man was shot and killed, and a trooper is recovering from injuries after an early Tuesday morning shootout.
This happened around 3:00 a.m. on I-64 eastbound near Mt. Vernon. The shooting happened after the suspect displayed a gun when approached by troopers.
Shots were exchanged and one of the troopers were hit. He was taken to a nearby hospital. The suspect died in the shooting.
The ISP Division of Internal Investigation is handling the case. FOX 2 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.