Six individuals were shot in Illinois on Thursday night, and police were on the lookout for the shooter, according to reports.
Around 4 p.m., a mass shooting occurred on a barren boulevard with unkempt vacant lots and storefronts in East St. Louis. According to KSDK, the wounded were transported to a hospital in St. Louis.
According to the reports, SWAT forces surrounded a residence later that night while police searched for suspects using a plane, a helicopter, and a drone.
According to KMOV-4, a getaway vehicle then smashed into a light rail passenger train several streets away from the shooting. According to the station, about ten commuters were being assessed for suspected injuries.