PLAINFIELD — Metropolis police have arrested a 25-yr-previous Plainfield resident who they are saying shot one other man final month.
On Friday, police arrested Cory Logan and stated he was the shooter in an incident close to Leland and Columbia avenues in early December.
The arrest got here at some point after a city corridor assembly the place officers talked about making the town protected after current violence occasions. Plainfield had 12 homicides in 2016.
Police stated round four:forty p.m. on Dec. 6, they acquired an alert from the ShotSpotter alert system, indicating gunshots had been fired within the space. Moreover, police stated a number of residents referred to as headquarters reporting they heard gunshots.
Police stated when officers responded to the world, they discovered a 23-yr-previous man who had been shot a number of occasions. He was taken to Robert Wooden Johnson College Hospital in New Brunswick for remedy.
Logan was arrested by the Plainfield police narcotics division on Dec. 28 and was in possession of a handgun on the time, police stated. He was charged Friday with tried homicide, illegal possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an illegal objective.
Logan is being held on the Union County jail.
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