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Major Case Squad investigating attack in St. Clair County

Police found a man unconscious while conducting a welfare check at a home on Concordia Church Road Thursday morning
Credit: Major Case Squad

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. — Investigators with the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis are investigating an attack in St. Clair County, Illinois, that sent a man to the hospital Thursday morning.

The Major Case Squad said officers were called to check on someone who lived on the 9100 block of Concordia Church Road Thursday morning at 10 a.m. When they arrived, they found the man unconscious in his home and rushed him to the hospital for treatment.

The Major Case Squad was activated due to the severity of the man's injuries, which were considered life-threatening.

No other information about the aggravated battery has been provided.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Case Squad at 618-825-5200.

Resources for crime victims:

If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources.

Better Family Life is a nonprofit community development organization working to “stabilize inner-city neighborhoods.” One aspect of its mission is a gun violence de-escalation program.

To learn more, call 314-381-8200 or visit https://www.betterfamilylife.org/

Life Outside of Violence “helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence.”

To learn more, call 314-327-6697 or email: ProjectLOV@WUSTL.edu

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership between and Saint Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.

To learn more, visit https://www.ulstl.com/anti-crime-initiative.html

Cure Violence is an international organization that has recently launched in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities. To learn more, visit https://cvg.org/

The Crime Victim Center is a St. Louis-based organization that works to empower victims by offering resources, counseling, advocacy and referrals throughout the greater St. Louis area.

To learn more, visit https://www.supportvictims.org/