Charges could be filed as early as today in connection with a weekend shooting death in Alton. Police say a black male in his mid-30’s was found on the back porch of a home in the 1,000 block of Market Street Saturday afternoon. Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area around 4:30.
A number of vehicles were seen leaving the area at about the same time. Following a weekend canvas of witnesses, police identified a person of interest in the case, and interviewed him for most of the day Monday. The identity of the victim has not been revealed, pending the notification of family.