Major Case Squad investigating Alton shooting death

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ALTON, IL (KPLR)- The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated to investigate the shooting death of a man in an Alton, IL early Sunday.

Alton police responded to the sound of gunshots on Union Street around 4:15 a.m.  Officers found Derrance G. Taylor, 34, of Alton, lying in the roadway of the 900 block of Union Street.  He had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information relating to this incident should call Alton police at 618-463-3505 or the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis at 618-463-3505 Ext:  645.  If you would like to remain anonymous, then contact St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).