Police are investigating the report of a possible carjacking and shooting that took place last night near the Casey's General Store on Fosterburg Road in Alton. The alleged victim entered the store and told a clerk he was carjacked and then shot, and the clerk called 9-1-1.
The incident took place just before 11pm with Alton Police and the Madison County Sheriff's Department responding to the scene. The incident reportedly began with a home invasion in Godfrey so the sheriff's department is taking the lead on the investigation. However, there appear to be conflicting reports as to what actually happened, so investigators are not releasing any more information at this time. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment with non-life-threatening injuries.