A 49-year-old man is dead and a 29-year-old man is in the hospital after a shooting Friday evening.
The shooting occurred on the front porch of a house in the 1300 block of St. Louis Avenue, East St. Louis police Chief Jerry Simon said.
The 29-year-old was taken to Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Police did not have information about his condition as of Friday evening.
Police said a family disturbance had been reported at about 5 p.m. Friday. Police did not know whether the two men were the only people involved in the shooting.
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The shooting is being investigated jointly by East St. Louis police and Illinois State Police, Simon said.