Shootout in Colp, Ill. under investigation

Two people were detained after a shootout in Williamson County, Illinois.
Published: Jun. 5, 2023 at 9:07 AM CDT
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COLP, Ill. (KFVS) - A shootout involving multiple people in Colp is under investigation.

Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies were called at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 4 to Andrew Springs Road in Colp to a report of shots fired.

Deputies said they learned multiple people had exchanged gunfire.

The investigation into the shooting led to the search of a home.

Investigators said they found a gun reported stolen out of West Frankfort.

Williamson County Sheriff Jeff Diederich said two persons of interest were taken into custody, but then let go without being charged.

The investigation is ongoing.