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Man arrested in connection with saloon shooting

Kerry Coley, 47, was arrested in connection with the May 13 shooting
Kerry Coley, 47, was arrested in connection with the May 13 shooting

Alton police have arrested a man in connection with a saloon shooting that took place last month.

Kerry Coley was arrested June 1 and faces multiple charges related to the shooting that left one man injured at the Riverside Saloon in Alton.

At 2 a.m. May 13, Alton police responded to the call at 2910 E. Broadway where they found a 24-year-old man with gunshot wounds on the ground. The man was taken to a hospital where he is still recovering.

After reviewing surveillance footage, the Madison County state’s attorney charged 47-year-old Coley with attempted first degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

Coley was arrested at his home in Florissant, Missouri, and taken to the St. Louis County Jail. He awaits transfer to the Madison County Jail.

Kaley Johnson: 618-239-2526, @KaleyJohnson6

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