Incident

8-23-2019 Illinois East Saint Louis 1-2

Location

August 23, 2019

Caseyville Ave and N 42nd St
East Saint Louis, Illinois
Geolocation: 38.6306, -90.1063

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Trooper Nicholas Hopkins
  • Age: 33
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Christopher Grant
  • Age: 45
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Al Stewart Jr
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • ATF/LE Confiscation/Raid/Arrest
  • Drug involvement
  • Criminal act with stolen gun
  • Possession (gun(s) found during commission of other crimes)
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person
  • Stolen/Illegally owned gun{s} recovered during arrest/warrant
  • Assault weapon (AR-15, AK-47, and ALL variants defined by law enforcement)

Notes

10 yr veteran ISP trooper killed; 9 guns recovered, incl Mag Tactical Systems multi-caliber rifle; 2 stolen, 1 linked to double homicide;

Guns Involved

9 guns involved.

  • Type: 40 SW
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 223 Rem [AR-15]
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 223 Rem [AR-15]
  • Stolen: Stolen
  • Type: 7.62 [AK-47]
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 38 Spl
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 45 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Stolen

District

Congressional District: 12
State Senate District: 57
State House District: 114