A man was found dead inside a garage early this morning in Alton, at a home in the 800 block of Brown Street, that's between Pearl and Union Streets.  Authorities were reportedly called to the scene around 2:00am following the reports of shots fired. The victim was found by police and pronounced dead a short time later.

Alton Police Chief David Hayes says they have a suspect in custody.

Hayes comments

He says the victim did not live at the house where he was killed.

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