Mt. Vernon Register-News

November 12, 2013

Local man arrested in connection to Sunday shooting

Williams is charged with mob action


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MT. VERNON — — A Mt. Vernon man was arrested Monday on a charge of mob action in connection to the shooting Sunday afternoon of Daniel Cortes-Reyes.

The defendant is Marcus L. Williams, 34. Additional arrests are expected in this case.

The shooting took place at around 1:53 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Ninth Street and Cleveland Street. Cortes-Reyes was first taken to a local hospital and then transferred to a St. Louis medical facility.

On Monday, Cortes-Reyes was released from the hospital. He was then arrested by the St. Louis Police Department on a Jefferson County warrant for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. His bond was set at $250,000.