Belleville IL man shot and killed in East St. Louis

A 33-year-old man from Belleville was shot dead outside the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Citizens’ Center.

Illinois State Police did not reveal the man’s identity, but said he died in a St. Louis hospital on Monday. According to the police, no arrests were made.

East St. Louis Police responded to the shooting call but have not released any details.

According to the Illinois State Police, the shooting took place in the parking lot of the senior citizen center, located at 67855 State Street in East St. Louis.

Anyone with information about gunshot deaths is encouraged to call the State Police at 618-571-4124 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.

Carolyn P. Smith has worked for the Belleville News-Democrat since 2000 and currently reports on breaking news in Metro East. She graduated from the Journalism School at the University of Missouri at Columbia and says news is in her DNA.
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