A juvenile is among two suspects arrested in a weekend shooting in Bethalto. The victim was shot while sitting on his porch in the four-hundred block of North Kingdom late Saturday night and a subsequent search ended in the arrest of an adult and juvenile. The suspect's names have not been released pending formal charges that could come today.
Bethalto Police report the victim, who also has not been identified, was shot outside his home just before 11pm Saturday. Officers in town were assisted by canine units from Alton and the Illinois State Police and they were able to track down two people and make arrests in the 100 block of Hampton within 90 minutes. The victim was last reported in stable condition at a hospital in St. Louis.