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Dupo Police Officer shot: Another victim Darryl Mantz killed, Suspect Reggie Allen found deceased

It was reported that the suspected shooter Reggie Allen was barricaded inside a nearby home.



Update: The officer is reported to be in stable condition after being rushed to a local trauma center. (Job well done to Medstar Ambulance and all police agencies involved)

The suspect was eventually found deceased in his home last night from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.

Continued support and prayers for our brother in blue on his road to recovery. Also keep the family of the other deceased in your thoughts and prayers as they to are going through a difficult time.

Original Report:

On Sunday evening, Illinois State Police reported that a police officer was shot and suffered serious injuries while a second person Darryl Mantz was found dead in Dupo, Illinois.

According to Master Sergeant Brad Clossen with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, police responded to a residential area in the 700 block of McBride Avenue.

It was reported that the suspected shooter Reggie Allen was barricaded inside a nearby home.

Suspected shooter Reginald O. Allen

A large police presence including armored vehicles and emergency medical personnel was on site.

The incident began with a call to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department about a disturbance at a home on McBride, before a Dupo police officer arrived before St. Clair County deputies could arrive, according to a police source.

The officer sustained gunshot wounds to the neck and shoulder and was taken to a St. Louis area hospital for treatment.

The ISP spokesperson stated that a second person was found dead in the area, but no further information has been released.

Although the suspect has been identified, they have not been apprehended yet, said Clossen. The area is considered an active crime scene and residents are advised to stay away.

There is no additional information available at this time, and the situation is still evolving.