Carbondale homeless man faces gun charge - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Carbondale homeless man faces gun charge

Jacob. L. Shepard (Source: Carbondale PD) Jacob. L. Shepard (Source: Carbondale PD)
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Police say a homeless man faces charges in connection to illegally concealing a gun at a Carbondale business.

Jacob. L. Shepard who was arrested and charged with unlawful use of weapons, no FOID and disorderly conduct.

On Wednesday, police say they responded to a call in the 100 block of West Monroe on a report of a man with a gun.

Officers say Shepared entered a business with a gun concealed in his clothing and was arrested by police when they arrived on the scene.

He was taken to the Jackson County Jail.

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