Carbondale Suspect Arrested in Tennessee

Jul 25, 2019

A Carbondale man wanted in a shooting incident last month has been arrested in Ridgely, Tennessee.

Carbondale Police say 32-year-old Ricky Richardson is currently jailed in Lake County, Tennessee awaiting extradition to Illinois.

He is charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon. Richardson is accused of firing a shot at an acquaintance on June 24th in the 1200 block of North Bridge Street.