1 dead, another injured after shooting in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

1 dead, 1 injured in Mt. Vernon shooting

MT. VERNON, Ill. (KFVS) - According to police, a call came in around 3:09 p.m. about shots fired on the 1700 block of South 12th Street.

Police found two people injured from gunshot wounds on Monday, Nov. 25 and were taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Jefferson County Coroner Roger D. Hayse said one person shot has died from his injuries.

He is identified as 36-year-old Clifton Moore Jr.

Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians are currently investigating the scene.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact police at (618) 242-2131 or Jefferson County Crime Stoppers at (618) 242-8477. Anyone with information can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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