Man facing charges for two shootings in Alton

Man facing charges for two shootings in Alton

McGee is charges of discharging a firearm, aggravated battery with a firearm, and unlawful possession of a weapon

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 7:53 PM

(KMOV.com) – Alton police said they are searching for a man who they believe is responsible for two shootings that occurred nearly 12 hours apart.

Police said Brandon McGee, 19, is facing charges of discharging a firearm, aggravated battery with a firearm, and unlawful possession of a weapon. Police said he fired shots from a car in the 1300 block of Taylor Street around 11:00 p.m. Monday. The bullets did not hit anyone.

Authorities said he then shot a 17-year-old man in the leg in 1900 block of Central Avenue around 12:00 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, the victim was treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

If you have any information, contact Alton police.

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