Police seek gunman in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Ill. – Mount Vernon police are looking for information that can lead to the arrest of the person who shot a woman earlier this week.

Det. Capt. Jeff Bullard says the woman was shot in the 4100 block of Willow Springs Aug. 22. She survived, but her vehicle was also struck.

Bullard says over the last two weeks there have been other shootings, and they may be related.

Anyone with information about the shooting or about vehicle burglaries in the area should call Jefferson County Crime Stoppers at 618-242-8477 or the Mount Vernon Police Department at 618-242-2131 or 618-242-0215. Callers can remain anonymous.


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