Gun used in St. Louis carjacking found alongside I-55 in Collins - KMOV.com

Gun used in St. Louis carjacking found alongside I-55 in Collinsville

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A vehicle carjacked from St. Louis crashed into a fence in Troy, Illinois Monday (Credit: KMOV) A vehicle carjacked from St. Louis crashed into a fence in Troy, Illinois Monday (Credit: KMOV)

TROY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Suspects threw the gun used in a St. Louis carjacking from the car in the Metro East while leading police on a chase Monday morning.

The armed carjacking occurred in the 4500 block of Gravois Avenue around 2:30 a.m.

Following the carjacking, officers saw the car getting onto Interstate 55 and pursued it. The pursuit ended in Troy, Illinois when the car hit a fence on a horse ranch along Highway 40.

The gun that was used in the carjacking was later found alongside Interstate 55 near Black Lane in Collinsville.  

Two people were reportedly taken into custody following the crash.

No other information has been made available.

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