Man in custody after shooting, overnight standoff in southern Ill.

A Perry County, Illinois man is behind bars after a lengthy overnight Standoff in his home county
Published: Nov. 3, 2022 at 1:29 PM CDT
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PERRY COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A man is in custody after an overnight standoff in southern Illinois.

According to a Facebook post by the Perry County sheriff, deputies responded to a shots fired incident around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2 on Golden Rod Road in Coulterville, Ill.

The sheriff said 24-year-old Daylin McCarty shot a gun toward two people.

They requested help from area agencies.

The sheriff said a standoff lasted into the early morning hours of Thursday.

He said McCarty was found in a nearby field and arrested without incident.

He’s facing a charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm and is being held at the Perry County Jail.