After witnessing shooting, police chase suspects from Pine Lawn - KMOV.com

After witnessing shooting, police chase suspects from Pine Lawn to ESL

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By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath

EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police are looking for three suspects in a shooting that occurred in Pine Lawn late Monday night.

Officers happened to drive up to the incident in the 3700 block of Sylvian as it was happening. Police say it began as a rolling gun battle.

They immediately gave chase as the suspects fled in what authorities learned was a stolen car. The alleged shooters, described as three black males, drove down Interstate 70, and made it to East St. Louis. The suspects then fled on foot at the intersection of 16th Street and Hall.

One suspect was caught by officers, no word on possible charges at this time.

Police say three canine units are tracking the suspects as of 9 p.m. There are no reports of injuries yet, but police will monitor hospitals in the area.

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