According to a press release from the Aviston Police Department, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call Saturday, April 25, at about 5:40 a.m., of an armed robbery on South Hull Street in Aviston.
Police Officers from Aviston, Trenton, Breese, and New Baden, Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Illinois State Police responded. A 27 year-old male was found with a gunshot wound in his lower leg. He was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese with non-life threatening injuries.
Aviston Police are currently investigating.