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HARRISBURG: Gun crimes charged in wake of threat

Posted by on Friday, April 12th, 2019 @ 9:46 pm.

Zachery Thaxton, from the 2016 arrest when he became a felon

HARRISBURG, Ill. - Yet another set of gun crimes have been charged against a very young Harrisburg man, who was arrested following an incident last night (Thursday, April 11).

Harrisburg Police advise that at approximately 8:18 p.m. last night, officers responded to the 400 block of West Church Street for a report of a male armed with a firearm.

Officers arrived and spoke with the victim. who alleged a male had come to his residence and pointed a firearm at him, threatening to shoot him.

Officers located the suspect, Zachery Thaxton, 21 of Harrisburg, at 500 W. Church St. Police recovered a loaded handgun, and Thaxton was arrested for Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

Thaxton is being held at the Saline County Detention Center on $1,000 bond. HPD said that the Saline County Sheriff's Department assisted in the investigation.

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