Man shot dead in trailer park

O’FALLON – The O’Fallon Police Department and Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis are investigating a homicide that took place in the Castle Acres mobile home park Sunday evening.

According to the O’Fallon Police Department, at approximately 6:52 p.m. the police responded to a shots fired call in the mobile home park, located in the 1700 block of West Highway 50. The first units on the scene found a young black male in the middle of the street believed to be suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The Major Case Squad has been activated.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the O’Fallon Police Department at (618)624-4545.

The O’Fallon Weekly will update the story with more information as it becomes available.