Marion, IL police investigating shots fired over the weekend


MARION, IL — Marion, Illinois police are investigating several calls of gun shots.

Just after 11:00 p.m. on Sunday officers were dispatched to the 300 block of South Second Street after receiving several calls on gun shots being heard in the area.

The callers said they heard approximately 5 gun shots. Officers looked but were unable to find any victims, suspects, or evidence.

The next day, one of the original callers found a projectile in her living room and a bullet hole through the exterior wall.

Officers came back out and collected bullet casings from outside the home and one projectile from inside the home.

The victim is an elderly woman. At this time there is no indication that she was an intended target.

Anyone who may have heard or seen anything in the area of the 300 block of South Second Street just before or after the gun shots, or anyone who may have information on the suspects involved is asked to call the Marion Police Department at (618) 993-2124.

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