Suspect sought after man shot at Fairview Heights home

A portion of South Ruby Lane in Fairview Heights (Credit: KMOV)

Authorities in Fairview Heights are searching for a suspect after a man was shot at his home Thursday night.

Police said two suspects approached the victim at his home on South Ruby Lane near St. Clair Dive and got into an argument and scuffle with him. During the scuffle, one of the suspects shot the man around 7:20 p.m.

The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

One suspect was arrested at the scene but the other left in a white Dodge, police said.

Authorities describe the at-large suspect as a black male, 26-28-years-old, 5’5”, with an average build and short hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fairview Heights police at 618-489-2100 or leave an anonymous tip on the department’s website.

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