WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (KMOX) – One person is dead and Metro East Police are calling it gang retaliation.

Besides the one shot to death at least one other was wounded in at least two shooting scenes in Washington Park Illinois.

The call came in Wednesday evening when people heard shots on 46th street and then more on 48th street.

Someone in a car fired on a group of people. Not long after the shootings Fairview Heights Police stopped a car believed to have been involved in the shootings and took a person of interest into custody.

Police , so far, will only say they believe the shootings were retaliation shootings.


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