Major Case Squad Called to Investigate Granite City Homicide

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GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – A fatal shooting investigation in Granite City is now being handled by the Major Case Squad.  The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. 

Authorities say Granite City police were called to the 1200 block of Meridien Avenue and 12th Street for a man shot in an alley. Officers found the victim with a gunshot to his torso. 

He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Major Case Squad investigators are expected to release more information Friday afternoon. 

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