Mt. Vernon, IL man indicted on gun charges after 2017 shooting

Mt. Vernon, IL man indicted on gun charges after 2017 shooting

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - A Mount Vernon man is facing aggravated battery of a firearm and unlawful possession of weapons by a felon charges after being indicted by a grand jury in Jackson County.

According to State's Attorney Michael Carr, the indictment alleges that 21-year-old Romondo S. Bootchee knowingly and without lawful justification caused injury to the victim by discharging a firearm.

The shooting happened in Carbondale in October 2017.

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