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Police searching for suspect of overnight shooting in Collinsville

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COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A driver encountered gunshots while driving Saturday night in Collinsville, and police said they do not believe this was a random act.  

Collinsville Police Department said they received calls about a driver being shot around 10:50 p.m. The shooting reportedly occurred on IL-159. The driver was not struck and no injuries were reported. 

The driver parked their vehicle at the Madison County Transit center and met with police across the street, at the police department. 

Police said they found shell casings in the 100 block of North Orient Street. An investigation into the shooting found the gunshots came from a two-toned, maroon truck. 

The victim said they did not know the suspect. However, police said they do not believe this was a random shooting. 

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Chris Warren at 618-344-2131, ext. 5139, or call CrimeStoppers. 

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