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Collinsville police investigating deadly New Year’s shooting

Two men have died and two others are in custody after a New Years altercation at a Collinsville bar spilled into a parking lot and ended in shootings.

Ricardo Correa, 20, of Collinsville and Rodolfo Torres Granado, 24, of Granite City, were pronounced dead by the Madison County coroner in a parking lot behind 103 West Main Street. Collinsville Police Department.

Around 12:45 am on Sunday, police were dispatched to Sloane’s pubhouse after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting.Upon arrival they found Correa and Torres Granado Unresponsive to gunshot woundPolice said they attempted CPR until paramedics arrived.

Two other men were “encountered” and taken into custody, the release said. Their names have not been released as no criminal charges have been filed as of Sunday night.

A witness told investigators that a physical altercation began between a group of men and a single man inside Sloan in downtown Collinsville, according to a police statement. The fight was briefly broken up before reigniting in the car park.

“A group of individuals, including Correa and Torres Granado, were reported to have exited a vehicle armed with firearms and approached a Dodge Charger occupied by a lone male and female acquaintance,” the release said. I’m here.

Armed group members tried to break the windows of the Dodge Charger with firearms. The Charger occupants fired multiple bullets with their own guns, striking Correa and Torres Granado, the release said.

The Illinois State Police Department of Crime Scene Services responded and handled the scene. Investigation is ongoing.

Police said the two detainees included a man on board the Charger and a member of the group trying to break the window.

Witnesses to the incident last night who have not been contacted or investigated by the Collinsville Police Department are asked to contact Investigation Commander Lt. Eric Owen. 5136.



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