Police investigating multiple shooting in Illinois, gunman on the loose

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Gunman on the run after 12 people shot in East St. Louis, police said.

Authorities said they are seeking the gunman in shooting of six persons, reports said.

Officials said the mass shooting took place at about 4 p.m. in the East St. Louis deserted street. The victim was taken to the St. Louis Hospital and in an undisclosed condition.

Sources say SWAT Teams are scourging the entire area, Helicopter and drones are also being used in searching for the suspect.

A getaway car then crashed into a light rail commuter train several blocks from the shooting,  About 10 train passengers were being evaluated for possible injuries, according to the station.

Multiple victims in East St. Louis shooting; manhunt for suspects after crashing getaway car.