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Shooting investigation underway, suspect in custody in Franklin County

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UPDATE AT 2/6/19 AT 6:15 P.M.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. -- Sheriff David Bartoni announces the arrest of Kyle Huetsch, 31 of West Frankfort in connection with the early morning shooting that occurred in rural West Frankfort.

Huetsch is charged with Aggravated Battery, a class X felony, and is currently being held without bond in the Franklin County Jail pending formal charges by the States Attorney's office.

Brianne Deason, 32 of West Frankfort was also arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine less than 5 grams, a class 3 felony, Possession of a controlled Substance, a class 4 felony, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor.

Deason is also being held without bail in the Franklin County Jail pending formal charges.

The victim who is not being identified at this time is out of surgery and recovering in an area hospital.

ORIGINAL STORY 2/6/19 AT 1:33 P.M.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. -- Multiple agencies are now investigating an overnight shooting in Franklin County.

Sheriff David Bartoni says it happened in rural West Frankfort.

One person was shot and one person is now in custody.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office, West Frankfort Police Department, and the Illinois State Police are investigating.

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