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St. Clair County Suspect arrested in shooting of teenager

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Samad Williams, 24, of the 200 block of East Carlyle Street is charged with two counts of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.  He is being held on $100,000 bond. By Bryce Moore Samad Williams, 24, of the 200 block of East Carlyle Street is charged with two counts of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. He is being held on $100,000 bond. By Bryce Moore

St. Clair County, Illinois (KMOV.com) – A suspect is in custody following a shooting just outside of Belleville earlier in the week.

Samad Williams, 24, of the 200 block of East Carlyle Street is charged with two counts of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. He is being held on $100,000 bond.
 
According to police, the 19-year-old victim was shot twice on March 22, around 6:30 p.m. at the 100 block of Lawndale Drive near unincorporated Belleville. The teen was treated and released from a St. Louis area hospital.
 
A short time after the attack, Williams was arrested by St. Clair County Sheriff's deputies after being spotted walking along Carlyle Avenue. The gun that is believed to have been used in the shooting was recovered from a trash can at nearby car wash.

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