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Mt. Vernon Police Investigating Reported Shooting Wednesday

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon Police are investigating a reported shooting incident in the 2800 block of College Wednesday that sent two people to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

The call of the shooting came in around 4:15 p.m., when a female gunshot victim was transported to Crossroads Hospital Emergency Room before being taken to another hospital for treatment.

Mt. Vernon police officers reportedly took 44-year-old Alvin Smallwood of Mt. Vernon into custody shortly after arriving on scene.

While they were investigating the shooting, a call came from SSM Good Samaritan Hospital that a male gunshot victim had been brought into their Emergency Room.

Officers remained on the scene and continued to investigate.

Smallwood was charged with Aggravated Battery via the Discharge of a Firearm, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle, Armed Violence via the Discharge of a Weapon, and Felony Possession or use of a Weapon/Firearm.