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HARRISBURG AUTHORITIES ISSUE INFORMATION ON MONDAY SHOOTING INCIDENT

Posted by on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 @ 4:23 pm.

HARRISBURG, Ill. - Harrisburg Police Chief David Morris has released information on the shooting incident that occurred last night.

Morris said that last night (December 4) at 7:15 p.m., Harrisburg Police and Saline County Sheriff's Department responded to shots fired into an occupied home located in the 200 block of West South Street.

Upon arrival, law enforcement officers met the reporting party.

Officers found that the home located there had been damaged by unknown suspects shooting into the occupied residence.

Officers sealed off the area and searched for the suspect(s) to no avail.

Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit responded and assisted with the crime scene.

Saline County Sheriff's Department assisted in the investigation and canvassing of the neighborhood for witnesses.

While investigating the call, Harrisburg officers and Saline County Sheriff's Department investigated several other subjects near the crime scene acting suspiciously.

Gerald R. Williams, 31, was found in possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. He was placed under arrest and taken to the Saline County Detention Center.

While Collecting evidence at the scene, officers recovered other items of criminal evidence.

Pending charges are awaiting completion of the investigation on these.

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