Delas M. Carter

Granite City police responded to a report of gunshots in the 1500 block of Madison Avenue on June 25 and found Delas M. Carter, 30, in critical condition, police said. Carter was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Police located a vehicle matching the description of a witness and pursued it when the occupants fled in that vehicle. It sped through the cities of Madison and Venice and finally stopped on the McKinley Bridge. The driver stayed inside the car and took his own life, police said. He was identified by police as Dionta O. Moore, 31. Police later arrested another man, Fred W. Williams, 31, who has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of reckless discharge of a firearm. Police believe Moore also was involved in the death.

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June 25, 2021




30 years old




1500 block of Madison Avenue,
Granite City,
Madison County