Authorities in Wood River are investigating a reported shooting on the parking lot of a bar in the 300 block of East Edwardsville Road early Saturday morning. Police received several 9-1-1 calls just after Midnight Saturday with reports of possible gunfire at The Rubber Duck. There were no reports of injuries, but one witness report indicates damage to a tire.
Wood River Police issued a statement regarding the incident and said officers were told the suspects fled in a vehicle heading westbound on Edwardsville Road and a short time later the suspect vehicle may have been discovered in the 400 block of Vine Street in Alton. Another suspect may have fled the scene on foot. Police have not identified any suspects and continue to follow leads. Anyone with information is asked to call Wood River Police at 251-3114.
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