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Man pleads not guilty in Carbondale officer shooting

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MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- A man charged in the shooting of a Carbondale police officer pleads not guilty.

Alex Karcher appeared in court Friday for the first time on charges related to the shooting of Trey Harris on July 31, 2016.

Karcher already faced charges for a drug conspiracy, but after two others pleaded guilty in that case this week, prosecutors charged Karcher with aggravated battery and reckless discharge of a firearm.

He's scheduled to be back in court for a case management conference Oct. 10.

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