Alton Police are investigating a shooting that was reported Monday around 1pm. It happened in the 1,000 block of Elliott. The victim suffered gunshot wounds to the upper body, but they are not considered life-threatening.
Alton Police Chief of Detectives, Lieutenant Scott Golike, says detectives swarmed the area near Highland and Elliott shortly after the 911 call.
He says this was not a random act, and that the victim was targeted. If anyone has any information, you are urged to call the Alton Police Department at 463-3505.