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1 arrested after shots fired in Energy


One person was arrested after shots were fired in Energy Monday morning.

Energy and Herrin officers responded to 201 West Ward Street in Energy around 7:23 a.m.

Residents of the home and Gage McNight, 19, of Hurst got into a verbal fight, according to Energy Police Chief Shawn M. Ladd.

McNight was in the road in a car and fired up to three shots toward the people and the building with a rifle, according to Ladd.

No one was hit by the shots.

Police say McNight left the scene, but Carterville officers arrested him a short time later near Grand and Division.

Carterville Unit #5 issued a safety alert until they could confirm the schools were not impacted but at no time was a threat made to or about any of the schools.

McNight was arrested on charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated assault with a firearm. Further charges are pending.

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