Man charged in connection with East Alton standoff

Charges were filed in connection with an East Alton standoff.

It all started around 11 p.m. Sunday night. Police said John P Moore shot at several homes on Wood River Avenue, then holed up inside a house for nearly six hours.

He finally surrendered a little before 5 a.m. Monday.

No one was hurt.

Moore was charged with seven counts, including attempted first-degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm against a peace officer and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

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