Illinois State Police Officer Shot Serving Warrant

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An Illinois State Police officer was shot while serving a search warrant near Washington Park.

Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX helicopter was over 1426 North 42nd Street and Caseyville Ave. Images show several police departments such as the Illinois State Police, East St. Louis Police and tactical units are on scene, reported FOX 2 Now.

Illinois State Police confirm that an officer was shot serving a warrant at the home. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for the gunshot wound.  His condition is unknown at the present time.

A police source told FOX 2 that three people were taken into custody. However, one suspect remains barricaded in the home.

Details surrounding the search warrant were scarce. More details will be posted when they become known.

Update: The trooper has passed away.


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