Marion man sentenced to prison after firing a gun

Marion man sentenced to prison after firing a gun

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A Marion man will spend three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to a charge of Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

According to the Williamson County State's Attorney, Andre Baker, 22, entered that guilty plea on Nov. 7.

Marion officers responded to a call on Vicksburg Street in May after someone called and said someone fired a shot in the neighborhood.

Baker was found nearby with a shotgun and shotgun shells.

According to State's Attorney Brandon Zanotti, Baker had prior convictions for unlawful use of a weapon and manufacture/delivery of cannabis.

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