Illinois State Police (ISP) officials are investigating an officer involved shooting which occurred Thursday at approximately 3:15pm in Hurst, Illinois.
The preliminary investigation indicates State Trooper were searching for a suspect wanted on a felony warrant for the robbery of the Family Drug pharmacy in Carterville when they located the suspect in a residence. The suspect displayed a handgun and the agents discharged their firearms striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
ISP Crime Scene and ISP Division of Internal Investigations are conducting the investigation, which is still ongoing.