Police arrest a man for shooting at occupied residences


Mattoon - Police arrest a man after a series of shootings in November, where occupied residences were shot at.


Police arrested Kevin Morlan for Aggravated Discharge of Firearm. Morlan allegedly used a handgun to shoot into 5 homes while the residents of those homes were inside. Four of the homes are in Mattoon. Morlan was arrested on Monday at 5:07 p.m. in Mattoon.


Morlan was also charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. He was also wanted in Cumberland County for DUI, and Coles County for assault.


Morlan is being held at the Coles County Jail.

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