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Weekend Shooting Under Investigation in West Frankfort

WEST FRANKFORT – West Frankfort Police are investigating a shooting that happened late Saturday night in the 100 block of North Emma Street.

According to West Frankfort Police Chief John Prudent, a man was shot in the leg while sitting inside a vehicle. His injury was not life-threatening. He refused medical treatment.

Chief Prudent says a suspect has been identified in the shooting but has not been located. The suspect’s name is not being released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.