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Officer Shot, Burglary Suspect Killed In Jerseyville

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Officer Shot, Burglary Suspect Killed In Jerseyville

Jerseyville, IL  (KTRS)  A police officer is hospitalized and a burglary suspect is dead following a shootout over night in Jerseyville. Police say officers responded to a burglary call at D.J.’s Bar and Grill on West Prairie Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday. A foot chase ensued when officers spotted the suspect. Police say the suspect […]

Officer Shot, Burglary Suspect Killed In Jerseyville

Jerseyville, IL  (KTRS)  A police officer is hospitalized and a burglary suspect is dead following a shootout over night in Jerseyville.

Police say officers responded to a burglary call at D.J.’s Bar and Grill on West Prairie Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday. A foot chase ensued when officers spotted the suspect. Police say the suspect fired at officers during the chase. One of the officers was hit in the gunfire. Officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

There’s no word on the 30-year-old officer’s condition, but Jerseyville Police Chief Brad Blackorby says the he has been alert and talking.

The suspect’s name hasn’t been released.

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