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By Christy Hendricks - bio | email

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Police arrested a man suspected in the homicide of a 25-year-old man in Mt. Vernon over the weekend.

Lashawn Wilkes, 21, of Mt. Vernon faces first degree murder charges.

Police arrested him at 2:10 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the Jefferson County coroner, Carlton Holmes died Saturday night after being shot in the parking lot at Nu Bowl Lanes in Mt. Vernon.

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