NEWS RELEASE – Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapon / Aggravated Battery
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Case Number: #22-00737
Contact: Detective Chris Flynn
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
On Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Shiloh Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred in the 2400 block of Coniferous Dr. A caller advised the Communications Center that subjects in a Silver Dodge Nitro shot many rounds and fled westbound on Coniferous and that one person had been shot.
Upon arriving Shiloh Officers tended to a 17 year old B/M who had been shot and was lying in the yard between two houses. Later EMS arrived, tended to the victim and transported him to the hospital. A firearm was recovered at the scene as were many shell casings. These items were later placed into evidence.
The suspect vehicle was soon after spotted by O’Fallon Police and a pursuit of the suspect vehicle started on I64 westbound. Three B/M subjects in the Dodge Nitro bailed out of the vehicle on Highway 162 near Pontoon Beach. This vehicle was seized by Law Enforcement and is pending a search warrant. As of the time of this release these subjects have not been located. The Shiloh Police Department is following up on leads and has determined that this is an isolated incident and that the parties involved are acquainted.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Chris Flynn at (618) 632-9047.