Man shot overnight in Cairo, Illinois

CAIRO, IL (KFVS) - Police say there was a shooting that took place sometime overnight in Cairo, Illinois.

The victim is a 34-year-old man who was shot in the arm.

He was taken to a local area hospital. No word on his condition.

According to Alexander County Sheriff Tim Brown, their department is assisting with the case and know who the suspect is.

Authorities are looking for the suspect and are confident they will be making an arrest soon.

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