Alton Police are investigating a fatal shooting last evening in the 1200 block of Hampton Avenue. Police say 23-year-old Tyler Hoppe of Alton was found lying on the ground near his vehicle in an alleyway. He was taken to Alton Memorial Hospital, where he later died


The shooting took place around 8:30pm. Police are tracking down several leads at this point, and believe there are witnesses to the shooting. Police are trying to track down those witnesses at this time. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Alton Police at 463-3505, extension 249, or the anonymous tip line at 465-5948.