Man injured during officer-involved shooting in Centralia - KMOV.com

Man injured during officer-involved shooting in Centralia

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CENTRALIA, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A man was injured during an officer-involved shooting in Centralia Tuesday night.

Around 8:40 p.m. officers were called to South Bond Street for a report of a suspicious man who was possibly under the influence of drugs.

When the officer arrived to the scene there was an exchange of gunfire with the man.

The officer was not injured, but the man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police said they are currently unsure if the man’s gunshot wound was self-inflicted or if the officer shot him. His condition has not been released.

Detectives with the Illinois State Police Department are conducting an independent investigation, which is standard protocol.

Centralia is located about 60 miles east of St. Louis.

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