EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police say they are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a man in East St. Louis Wednesday afternoon.
Residents in the Gompers Apartments, located near 8th and Ohio in East St. Louis, said they heard several shots fired and found a man on the ground dead.
“It is believed they got into an argument earlier in the day,” said East St. Louis Police Chief Michael Floore. “It was not random.” Police believe the suspect and victim knew each other.
Authorities are asking any witnesses to the event to contact East St. Louis Police or call Crimestoppers at (314)-725-8477.