The Major Case Squad continued to investigate Wednesday after a shooting killed a 24-year-old East St. Louis man Sunday evening.
Matthew E. Lockett was found shot in the chest by officers in the middle of a road in Castle Acres mobile home park, 1713 block of West Highway 50 in O’Fallon, at 6:52 p.m.
He was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and died shortly after, at 7:25 p.m.
Investigators were looking for a vehicle of interest Monday that is light-colored, possibly white, with dark colored wheels. It was seen leaving the area of the shooting.
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Police have not released additional information regarding any possible suspects or motives. They are asking anyone with information to call the Major Case Squad at 618-206-4309 or the O’Fallon Police Department at 618-624-4545.
Officers were at the scene Monday canvassing the area. Several residents in the area declined to comment when contacted by a BND reporter.