Police: One dead in deadly shooting in Glen Carbon

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GLEN CARBON, IL – One person is dead and one is in custody after a fatal shooting Sunday night in Glen Carbon Illinois.  The shooting happened just before 7:30 pm on Hillcrest Drive.

Police say several people were at the residence during the shooting.  Officers arriving on the scene found an unresponsive 43-year-old male in the backyard suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A suspect was taken into custody at the scene, who is being held at the Madison County Jail.

An investigation is ongoing.