Southern Illinois man charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery

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BENTON - Authorities say a southern Illinois man faces multiple charges for allegedly shooting another man in the back of the neck with a shotgun.

Franklin County prosecutors say Koby Humerickhouse, 21, was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery.

Franklin County authorities say John Ferketich was shot in his home shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Friday.  Ferketich's condition has not been released.

Humerickhouse is being held in lieu of $2 million bond.
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