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Person of interest in custody in deadly shooting of Metro East college student

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Cole Weircizewsk with his father. (Credit: Family Photo) Cole Weircizewsk with his father. (Credit: Family Photo)
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A person of interest has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Belleville college student, police said.

Cole Weirciszewski was shot in the chest near his home in the 100 block of Paulette Drive in unincorporated St. Clair County on Monday.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Authorities said they will apply for charges on Friday.

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