Three people shot in an Alton housing complex

Illinois

ALTON, Ill. – Three people were shot overnight in Alton, Illinois. It happened around 11:30 pm in the Oakwood Housing Complex on Oakwood Avenue not far from Alton Square Mall Drive.

The three adults were shot in the 700 block of Oakwood Estates. They were all taken to a hospital in Alton and then transferred to St. Louis.

Police say that this was not a random act of violence. The suspects and the victims know each other.

This story has been updated since it was first posted. The original reporting said that only two people were shot.

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