CARLINVILLE - Carlinville Police Chief Derek Graham on Monday, Nov. 20, 2023, released additional information about the shooting on Sunday.

This is his release: "At 5:44 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023, the Carlinville Police Department received a notification on the license plate reading system, indicating that a suspect, entering Carlinville may be armed and dangerous in a stolen vehicle. The suspect was stopped at the Carlinville Area Hospital parking lot.

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"While initiating contact, the suspect is alleged to have pointed a gun at a Carlinville Police officer. The officer fired his gun, striking the suspect. The suspect was taken to a regional hospital with life-threatening injuries. The officer was not injured, and the investigation is ongoing and being conducted by the Illinois State Police."

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