Metro-East News

East St. Louis shooting leads to brief pursuit

A man was shot and injured Tuesday night in East St. Louis, police said.

Police were out at South 13th Street and Piggott Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. looking for shell casings. Someone in a car opened fire at another car, leading to a brief pursuit, Fox2 reported.

The shooter got away, and the pursuit ended around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police believe the man was hit once.

He drove himself to the East St. Louis Police Department for help and was taken to the hospital, Fox2 reported.