Police are asking for the public’s help in their search for a man they say shot someone in Alton last week.
Antonio R. Perkins, 40, is accused of shooting and injuring another man at a home in the 800 block of Ridge Street on Nov. 29, a news release from the Alton Police Department stated. The man was taken to the hospital and their injuries are considered non-life-threatening.
On Tuesday, Perkins was charged in Madison County with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, one count of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and one count of armed habitual criminal, the release stated. His bail was set at $250,000.
Police said Perkins should be considered armed and dangerous and that no one should contact him directly if spotted, the release stated.
Premium content for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.