Police on Tuesday were searching for a gunman who wounded a man on Judith Lane and Illinois 3 during the weekend.
An ambulance crew that was returning from an unrelated call spotted the victim on the ground and called Cahokia Police.
Cahokia Police Lt. Dennis Plew said, “It appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper area of his body.”
The victim, whose identity was not released, was taken to an area hospital where police said he was in stable condition Tuesday, but unable to talk.
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Police were looking to the public for leads. Anyone with information can call the Cahokia Police Department at 337-9505 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS. This is an anonymous tip line that pays up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.
Carolyn P. Smith