Killed – Adrian Perry (East St. Louis, IL)

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP)- Police say a former Missouri man was killed in a weekend shooting in East St. Louis, just months after he moved there.

Police Chief Michael Floore says 26-year-old Adrian Perry was found wounded Friday night on an East St. Louis street. Perry later died at a hospital.

There’s no immediate word on any charges or arrests.

Floore tells the Belleville News-Democrat that Perry moved to East St. Louis from St. Louis about five months ago.

East St. Louis Police are investigating a fatal shooting in which a man was found in the street in the 2200 block of Ohio Avenue Friday night.

East St. Louis Police Chief Michael Floore said shots were fired in the area. A passerby spotted a body on the ground at 9:13 p.m. and called police. The victim, identified by police as Adrian Perry, 26, of the 1600 block north 43rd Street, East St. Louis, was taken to an area hospital, where he later died, Floore said. Police have no motive or suspects.


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