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One shot near West Frankfort gas station; police investigating

by Aaron Price / Howard Gulbrander | Photo: Jessica Marks
by Aaron Price / Howard Gulbrander | Photo: Jessica Marks

Updated 6/6/2021 | 1:27 p.m.

WEST FRANKFORT - The West Frankfort Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred late Saturday evening.

According to Police Chief John Prudent, police were advised of a male that had been shot in the 100 block of N. Emma Street at approximately 10:47 p.m. Saturday evening.

Upon arrival, police determined a male was shot in the leg while sitting inside a vehicle. The injury was not life threatening and the male refused medical treatment.  

Police say a suspect has been identified in the shooting, but has not been located as of Saturday afternoon. Their name is not being released due to the ongoing investigation.

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