Metro-East News

Man shot in metro-east Saturday

Belleville police are trying to identify suspects in a shooting that occurred Saturday.

According to Belleville Police Department Master Sergeant Rob Thomason, police were called for a report of a shooting in the 1100 block of Dawn Drive at 4 p.m. He said the first officers to arrive to the scene learned the victim had already been transported to a hospital.

The victim, an 18-year-old man, was shot in the legs as he walked down Dawn Drive, Thomason said. He said police believe the shots were fired from a moving car that drove off after the shots were fired.

The victim’s injuries were not serious, Thomason said.

Thomason did not provide additional details about the suspects or the vehicle. He said the investigation into the shooting remains ongoing.