A man being rushed to the hospital after being shot was killed in a Granite City crash early Sunday. Investigators say 38-year-old Lonnie Christopher Roberson St. Louis was one of six people shot in an incident at L.T.’s Lounge in Venice a little before 1:30am. None of the other shooting victims appeared to have serious injuries, and the Venice Police Department is handling that investigation.
Roberson was shot in the right knee, but died of blunt force injuries suffered in the crash, according to the Madison County Coroner. Roberson was pronounced dead just before 3am Sunday at the scene of the crash at 15th and Madison Avenue in Granite City. Another man was seriously injured in the crash, which saw the vehicle hit a number of utility poles before coming to a rest on its roof.