Man facing weapons charges in connection to Dec. 11 fight in Carbondale

Ternell P. Albritton (Source: Carbondale Police Department)
Ternell P. Albritton (Source: Carbondale Police Department)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – A Carbondale man faces charges after police responded to a fight on West Main Street on Dec. 11.

Ternell P. Albritton, 37, of Carbondale faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, reckless discharge of a firearm and driving while license suspended.

Carbondale Police Officers were in the 200 block of West Main Street monitoring a large crowd at bar closing when they saw a fight break out on Dec. 11 at 2:19 a.m.

As officers tried to stop the fight, they saw a person with a handgun. Officers identified Albritton as the suspect who fired the gunshot during the apprehension of Travis Wooley.

Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Albritton for unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and reckless discharge of a firearm on Dec. 16.

Officers found Albritton in the 500 block of East Willow Street and arrested him on the arrest warrant on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 1:41 p.m.

Albritton faces the driving while license suspended charge because officers saw him driving prior to his arrest, according to Carbondale police.

Albritton was taken to the Jackson County Jail. The investigation continues.

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