One person shot in Madison, IL, suspects flee into Missouri

MADISON, IL (KPLR) – The Major Case Squad was activated in Madison, Illinois after a man was shot at Third and Washington Avenue. Kenneth Cortez Deal was pronounced dead at the hospital. The suspect or suspects lead police on a chase from Madison to north St. Louis County where they managed to elude officers.

Friends and family say Deal was a quiet friendly guy who worked for Meals On Wheels.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Madison, Illinois Police.