On Saturday, August 29, 2020 at about 12:45 p.m., officers of the Collinsville Police Department responded to the area of Collinsville Crossing at N. Bluff Rd. in response to a report of gunfire.
Initial investigation of the incident has revealed several individuals, who had arrived in several different motor vehicles, engaged in an exchange of gunfire on the parking lot of Waffle House and St. Louis Bread Company.
Several vehicles were struck and at least one person was injured in the exchange, although no one has come forward to be identified as a victim. It is believed the suspects in this incident are from ouf of the immediate area. Witness statements and video evidence indicate the individuals involved were familiar with one another.
Motivation for the incident is not yet know.
Illinois State Police Crime Scene was contacted and they have assisted the investigation with processing the scene.
We have updated information concerning the Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm call at the Waffle House parking lot on Saturday 8/29/2020. The gentleman in the photos is a person of interest.
He is described as 5’10” – 6’ 00” tall, medium build, wearing a black DKNY shirt.
The white vehicle is described as a 2018 Toyota Sequoia. It left the parking lot with several persons who were directly involved in the altercation.
If you have information on this crime, please call Detective Jose Cerna at 618-344-2131 Ext. 5268 or call Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477.