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Man, 35, arrested in Alton double murder

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Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis arrested Gordan Wednesday morning after police say he shot and killed two men in Alton Monday night. (Credit: Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis) Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis arrested Gordan Wednesday morning after police say he shot and killed two men in Alton Monday night. (Credit: Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis)
Investigators on Acorn Street in Alton after a double shooting Monday night (Credit: KMOV) Investigators on Acorn Street in Alton after a double shooting Monday night (Credit: KMOV)
Investigators on Acorn Street Tuesday morning after 2 people were killed (Credit: Justin Andrews / News 4) Investigators on Acorn Street Tuesday morning after 2 people were killed (Credit: Justin Andrews / News 4)

ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Major Case Squad has arrested a 35-year-old man after two Alton men were shot and killed late Monday night.

Police arrested Vincent Gordan of Alton Wednesday morning in connection with the murders of two men Monday night. His bond is set at $5 million. 

Police were called out to the 3100 block of Lawn Street around 10:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived they found two men, 30-year-old Elijah S. Ingram and 28-year-old Derrick J. Vaughn, dead inside a residence.

According to police, both victims were fatally shot.

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Officials said the suspect left the area before officers arrived at the scene. They believe the shooting suspect was known by someone who lived at the home and the incident is not considered a random act of violence.

Anyone with information about the double homicide is asked to call the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis at 618-463-3505 ext. 645, the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477 or the Alton Police Department at 618-463-3505. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department reports that CrimeStoppers is offering a reward for information leading the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.  

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