EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Two people have died after a double shooting in East St. Louis early Monday morning.
Police officers found the victims slumped over inside an SUV with apparent gunshot wounds around 1:30 a.m. at north 18th Street and Division Avenue.
Police said their vehicle had come to rest after taking out a fence and hitting a house. The names of the victims have not been released, pending notification of family members.
East St. Louis police and Illinois State Police are working to determine what led up to the shooting. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.