Man arrested in connection with shooting in Union County

A shooting in Mill Creek, Illinois yesterday has left one man injured. 23-year-old Joshua Dailey was charged in the case on several counts
Published: Feb. 2, 2023 at 10:04 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 2, 2023 at 9:14 PM CST
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UNION COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A shooting investigation is underway in Union County, Ill.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office said deputies received a call just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1, about a person who had been shot at a residence on Lingle Creek Road, near Mill Creek.

When deputies arrived, they reported finding 50-year-old Tony D. Miller with a gunshot wound to the head.

Sheriff David Wilkins said his injury was non-life-threatening and he flown from the scene to a a hospital for treatment.

Later Wednesday, 23-year-old Joshua E. Dailey, of Tamms, was arrested in connection with the shooting.

Dailey was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, reckless conduct and aggravated discharge of a firearm.

He is being held at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro.

Sheriff Wilkins said the shooting was not a random act and that the victim and suspect knew each other.

The investigation is ongoing. Illinois State Police are assisting.