Illinois State Police are investigating a police involved shooting in East St. Louis.  A 30 year old man was shot over the weekend by an officer for the East St. Louis Housing Authority while the officer was investigating a reported burglary.

The incident took place at the John DeShields Homes Saturday afternoon, when a man ran out of the building and was shot in the leg by one of the officers following a confrontation.  The shooting victim was left hospitalized with a non-life-threatening injury, and the officer is on paid administrative leave while the investigation takes place.


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