DIX – Three people were taken into custody and lodged in the Jefferson County Justice Center after a man was shot Thursday evening at the Rolling Meadows Trailer Park on Illinois 37 in Dix.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies with assistance from the Mt. Vernon Police Department, responded to the shooting and found the victim who was transported to Crossroads Hospital for treatment for life-threatening injuries.
A suspect vehicle was reported to have left the scene after the shooting and was soon located by a sheriff’s deputy on Salem Road in Mt. Vernon near North 11th Street. The deputy assisted by Mt. Vernon Police took three adult suspects into custody and took them to justice center.
Police said the names of the victim and suspects are not being released as the investigation is still in the early stages.