One person shot at Gulfport, Ill. bar, police search for suspect

Published: Mar. 24, 2019 at 9:34 AM CDT
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UPDATE: The Burlington Iowa Area Crimestoppers has released grainy images of a person of interest in a shooting at a Gulfport bar Sunday morning.

In a Facebook post, Crimestoppers said the shooting happened at Club Expose in the 200 block of Egon Road. Calls and texts to the establishment for comment have gone unanswered.

Anyone with informaiton in reference to this incident is urged to contact Special Agent Robert Matos of the Illinois State Police at 217-836-1164 or the Henderson County Sheriffs Office at 309-867-2318.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Henderson County, Ill. Sheriff’s Office, Gulfport, Ill. Police and Illinois State Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting in Gulfport.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to TV6 it was called to a shooting but could not provide any information. Several TV6 viewers said the incident happened on Egon Street in Gulfport. Pictures provided to TV6 show a large police presence with crime scene tape up.

The victims condition is unknown and it is not clear if anyone has been arrested.

The West Burlington, Iowa police department said the Great River Health Facility went into lockdown as a precaution following the shooting. That lockdown has since been lifted.

This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates as we get them.