Jackson County State's Attorney

A Jackson County jury has convicted a Memphis, Tennessee man on two counts of Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon and one count of Resisting a Peace Officer.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 35-year-old Rodney Boyd faces a mandatory minimum sentence of two to ten years in prison. Resisting a Peace Officer is a Misdemeanor.

A 5-year-old girl was shot in Carbondale Monday morning.

Police say at around 11:26 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in reference to shots fired.