A person of interest was taken into custody early Tuesday morning after police responded to shots fired in south Belleville.
Police responded to the 500 block of South 17th Street in Belleville at about 2 a.m. Captain John Moody said Belleville officers were dispatched to investigate, along with Illinois State Police’s K9 Unit.
Moody said there were several vehicles in the area that fled. The officers stopped a vehicle that matched the description police had been given near Belleville Crossing.
“A suspect was taken into custody at that time,” Moody said.
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Police declined to release details related to the suspect at this time. No injuries have been reported related to the shooting, and Moody said police believe it was an isolated incident.
Moody said anyone with information related to this incident should call the Belleville Police Department at 618-234-1212.
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