Mt. Carmel man arrested after manhunt


WABASH COUNTY, Ill (WEHT) – A Mt. Carmel man is facing several charges after police responded to a report of property damage.

Authorities went to the home of 56-year-old James Morgan on North 600 Boulevard with a search warrant. Deputies say they were led on a manhunt throughout the river bottoms. Authorities say the next day they found Morgan at his home and he eventually surrendered.

Morgan was charged with three counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm and two counts of aggravated assault. His bond is set at $30,000.

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