PARIS, Ill. (WCIA) — A man was arrested in connection to the shooting death of a 31-year-old man this week.
Officers said 30-year-old Zachary Smith was booked into the Edgar County Jail on Wednesday. He is charged with murder, unlawful possession of a handgun and unlawful use of firearm projectile.
This comes after police responded to a shooting on Tuesday night along West Arthur Street. The Edgar County coroner, Scott Barrett, said several people called 911 saying that Matthew Morgan was shot after an argument with a neighbor.
Morgan was taken to the hospital. There, he was pronounced dead.