According to Marion Police, when officers arrived they were able to gather evidence and provide descriptions of the suspect vehicle. Officers were able to locate a vehicle matching the provided description and conduct a traffic stop. At this time the suspect had already left the involved vehicle and fled to a nearby home in the 1400 block of North Market Street.
Officers responded to that area and were able to take the suspect, identified as 18-year-old Xander C. Thorne of Marion, into custody without incident. A search of the home was conducted, and a semi-automatic firearm was recovered.
Thorne was issued citations for Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Unlawful Use of a Weapon without a FOID. Thorne was taken to the Williamson County Jail awaiting his first appearance in court.
Marion Police continue to investigate the shooting.