WATCH: Pontoon Beach Shooting Today Video Police Officer Shot Investigating Stolen Vehicle: There has been a shooting incident at an Illinois gas station, the officer has been shot during the incident and he is suffering from life-threatening injuries, this has been stated by State Police, his condition is not known as of this point in time, the news is coming from, Pontoon Beach. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
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The police officer got shot on Tuesday in the morning at a gas station in Pontoon Beach, Illinois, the information is according to Edwardsville Police. The police were reported about the shooting at 8:00 am to the speedway gas station which is located at 5401 Illinois route 111 near Interstate 270.
It was reported by the authorities to 5 On Your Side that the Pontoon Beach Department officer was investigating a possible stolen car on the gas station parking lot when there was a man who started shooting at him, the officer got shot and he suffered life-threatening injuries, it has been stated by IPS.
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The condition of the officer is not yet known to the public, the officer has been rushed to the Saint Louis University Hospital, there were police departments from several local agencies who were parked outside the emergency department at SLU, the suspect was taken into custody at the scene.
There was also a lot of police presence which was outside the emergency department at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City. Crime scene tapes were wrapped around most of the gas stations on Tuesday morning, police officers from several agencies are present at the scene.
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The Edwardsville Police Department is one of the crime agencies that are assisting, one of the spokespeople has stated that the officer’s condition is not known at the time, they are also trying to determine as to what was the motivation behind the shooting. This seems to be a developing story and there are going to be further revelations in the case.
We are going to be updating you with the further developments in the story in the coming days and weeks, we will definitely update you about the health of the officer and are going to tell you some informative points as soon as something comes under our radar. We hope for a speedy recovery of the officer, the culprits are still out there and they are definitely not going to be spared by the authorities.