Alton Police continue to look for suspects and witnesses in a fatal shooting Wednesday evening in the 1200 block of Hampton Avenue. Police say 23-year-old Tyler Hoppe of Alton was found lying on the ground near his vehicle in an alleyway. He was taken to Alton Memorial Hospital, where he later died.
The shooting took place around 8:30pm Wednesday. Alton Police Chief of Detectives, Lieutenant Scott Golike, says investigators are tracking down several leads at this point, and believe there are witnesses to the crime.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Alton Police at 463-3505, extension 249, or the anonymous tip line at 465-5948.