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Person struck by gunfire while inside Marion home

by Howard Gulbrander
by Howard Gulbrander

9/4/2021 | 4:18 p.m.

MARION - The Marion Police Department is investigating after a person was struck by gunfire during an overnight shooting.

According to police, at approximately 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning, they responded to the 400 block of Washington Street to investigate the report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers examined one residence which had been struck by a bullet which entered the residence and injured someone in the leg.

The residence was occupied by numerous people however, only one person had been struck by the gunfire.

Police say one suspect is in custody and the injured person was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Names of the involved parties are being withheld at this time.

The Marion Police Department is asking for the public’s help in this case. If anyone has any information in relation to this incident, please call the MPD at 618-993-2124.  

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