MADISON, Ill. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated after a deadly shooting in Madison, Illinois Monday night.
Around 7:40 p.m., police in Madison were called to the 1500 block of 4th street for reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found 15-year-old and16-year-old boys and a 21-year-old man shot.
All three victims were taken to an area hospital where the 15-year-old died from his injuries. The victim’s name has not been released.
According to police one person of interest is in custody and another is wanted for questioning.
It is unclear the circumstances around the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call The Major Case Squad 618-709-7750 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.
FOX2 will update this story as new information becomes available.
FOX 2 crews were the only ones on scene when authorities took a person of interest into custody in Madison, Illinois. This happened after an estimated 8-hour standoff. A 15-year-old boy is dead, a 16-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man are recovering after being shot. @FOX2now pic.twitter.com/6lekB04rRV
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Standoff in the metro east https://t.co/msM2ktDMcR
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