ALTON - The Alton Police Department responded to a shooting in the 2400 block of Salu Street in Alton at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Alton Police Chief Jason Simmons said a suspect around age 50 got into an argument over retrieving some property from a house and shot a younger man.

"The offender pulled a gun and shot the victim in the foot and fled south on Main Street," the chief said. "The injury is not life-threatening. The offender is identified and his arrest is imminent."

Alton’s canine unit was called to the scene.

Subscribe to our Podcast and listen to today's headlines.

Dan Brannan also contributed to this story

Send your news tips to or on twitter @EdGlenTodayNews

Print Version