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Fatal shooting reported in Alton

Alton police are seeking a suspect in a shooting that claimed the life of a 31-year-old man Sunday night.

Alton police responded to the 1300 Block of South Nevada Street at around 8:40 p.m. in reference to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found the unidentified man dead with apparent gunshot wounds, according to a statement from the department.

Investigators say  the suspect vehicle is a white older model Chevrolet Colorado and that the incident is isolated and there is no threat to the public.

Alton Police Chief Jonathon B. Flores declined to provide more information and directed all questions to the statement.
Anyone with any information on the case is urged to contact the Alton Criminal Investigations Department at (956) 432-0700 or the Crimestoppers program at (956) 585-8477

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