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Police investigating officer-involved shooting at East St. Louis night club

Illinois State Police confirmed that a person was shot at Da Beno Nite Club

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting at an East St. Louis night club early Tuesday morning.

A person was shot in an officer-involved shooting around 2:20 a.m. at Da Beno Nite Club on the 6800 block of State Street.

Illinois State Police were requested by the East St. Louis Police Department to conduct a use of force investigation involving their officers.

According to Illinois State Police, officers saw a gun in the hand of one of the people in a car and gave them verbal commands. Two officers discharged their weapons resulting in one occupant of the suspect vehicle being taken to a local hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.

The suspect was later released into police custody. No officers were injured in the incident.

No other information has been made available. 

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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