Alton Police are investigating a shooting they believe is drug-related. The incident happened Tuesday night around 9:00 in the 2,200 block of Locust Street. The victim was inside a vehicle with other people when the suspect who was standing outside of the vehicle shot him in the stomach.
The victim was driven to an Alton hospital and then taken to a hospital in St. Louis for further treatment. The gunshot wound was not life threatening and the victim is in good condition.