Casino shooting in East St. Louis

Three armed robbers reportedly stole money from a casino's cash cage and shot and injured one security guard.
1:29 | 09/17/17

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Thank you, George. Thank you. Another breaking story overnight. Reports of a shooting at a casino in east St. Louis. Word it involved a robbery. Kenneth Moton is on the scene with more on what we're learning. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning, Dan and Paula. The overnight details are still coming in. This was a violent and brazen robbery at this popular east St. Louis casino. Three robbery suspects. One security guard shot. A lot of frightened people inside. Illinois state police say this all sparked around 3:00 A.M. When through men ran into the business armed with assault rifles. They made the way to the cash cage. The area where the casino pays out. The men were able to get an undisclosed amount of money before taking off. During the Kay ys that erupted, a security guard who tried to stop the robbers was shot. He was unarmed. We're told this morning he's in stable condition. We also have video from Facebook moments after this violent incident happened. The suspects got away as people ran for cover. Of course, there is surveillance video of this robbery and shooting. State police are searching through to it try to get an image of the armed robbers and their getaway vehicle. They're talking with the witness who is saw this violent incident. A state police investigator told us moments ago on 25 years on the job, he has never seen anything like this at the this casino. Quite a statement. Thank you, Kenneth. We're learning more this morning about what may have caused the recent death of a college freshman at lsu, which

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