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ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The regional Major Case Squad was called in to investigate the shooting death of a 36-year-old Cahokia man found Sunday night lying next to a car in a neighborhood near Cahokia.  

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office was called to the 100 block of Amelia Drive about 11 p.m. to a report of shots fired and found Jerry L. Jackson, 36, lying outside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. He was found on a residential street in a neighborhood between Cahokia and Centreville, and was pronounced dead. 

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis — a group of detectives that work homicide cases in smaller jurisdictions that lack the needed investigative units — was called in to investigate the death.

Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to contact Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis at 618-825-5201.

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