Mt. Vernon Register-News

November 11, 2013

Shooting victim in St. Louis hospital

CNHI News Service

MT. VERNON — A Mt. Vernon man was flown to a St. Louis hospital following a shooting in the city Sunday afternoon.

Chief of Police Chris Mendenall identified the victim as Daniel Cortez-Reyes, whose age is unknown.

Mendenall said the shooting occurred inside the vehicle of Cortez-Reyes at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Ninth Street.

No one has been arrested in connection with the shooting. The extent of Cortez-Reyes' injuries were unknown on Monday morning.

We'll have further details on our web site when they become available.