Harrisburg man arrested on gun charges

Harrisburg man arrested on gun charges
Officers responded to West Church Street, for a report of a man armed with a gun. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) - A Harrisburg, Illinois man was arrested on April 11 following an investigation.

Officers responded to West Church Street, for a report of a man armed with a gun. The victim told officers the man had come to his home and pointed a gun at him, threatening to shoot him.

Zachery Thaxton, 21, was arrested for Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Officer recovered a loaded gun.

Thaxton is being held at the Saline County Detention Center on $1,000 bond.

The Saline County Sheriffs Department assisted in the investigation.

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