Mt. Vernon shooting suspect turns self in at Jefferson Co. Justice Center

Shooting suspect turns himself in

MT. VERNON, Ill. (KFVS) - Police in Mt. Vernon, Illinois said a shooting suspect turned himself in at the Jefferson County Justice Center.

Police said 31-year-old Calvin Webster had a warrant for his arrest charging him with aggravated battery with a firearm.

Police were searching Webster after a shooting on Tuesday, June 4.

According to police, Webster was processed by Jefferson County personnel and incarcerated with a bond of $350,000.

Police said they received a report of a shooting in the 2300 block of Perkins around 7:36 p.m.

Officials with the Mt Vernon Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, Mt Vernon Fire Department and Litton’s Ambulance responded to the scene.

When they arrived, officers said one person had been shot. The person was taken by medical personnel transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officials said the injury is not believed to be life threatening.

Detectives from the Mt Vernon Police Department and crime scene technicians from the Illinois State Police were called in to assist with the investigation.

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