Matteson, Ill. man arrested for unlawful use of a weapon | Crime
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - A Matteson, Ill. man was arrested early Friday morning after someone reported at person with a gun to Carbondale police.
Christopher A. Mitchell, 19, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, resisting, no FOID, underage consumption of alcohol and false ID.
According to Carbondale police, around 1:55 a.m. on Friday they reported to the area of the 700 block of East Grand Avenue and received information about someone inside a vehicle in possession of a gun.
Police say as they approached the vehicle, one of the occupants ran on foot, but was caught after a short chase and arrested. They say a gun was recovered during the incident.
Mitchell was taken to the Jackson County Jail and incarcerated.
According to police, several people are known to have witnessed this incident but have not spoken with them at this time.
The Carbondale Police Department is asking anyone who may have witnessed this event to contact the police department at 618-457-3200.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the Police Department website.
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