Police: Man shot during potential robbery in Collinsville - KMOV.com

Police: Man shot during potential robbery in Collinsville

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COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

The Collinsville Police Department responded to the 55 block of Idlerun in Collinsville in regards to a shooting which occurred on March 12 at around 8:15 p.m.

The resident told police a man knocked on the door, identifying himself as an acquaintance of a resident. When the resident opened the door, he realized he didn't know the suspect and saw the man was holding a gun. As the resident closed the door, a struggle ensued, resulting in the suspect firing a shot through the door and hitting the man in the arm.

Further investigation revealed the altercation had potential motive and the suspect likely had familiarity with the residence.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mark Kuechle at 618-344-2131, ext. 5138 or Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477.

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