Hurst Man Behind Bars on Gun Charges After Incident in Energy

Gage McKnight of Hurst is behind bars after a reported shooting in Energy yesterday morning. According to a report from the Energy Police Department, McKnight fired shots at a home on the 200 block of West Ward Street after an altercation yesterday morning. Nobody was hit by the gunfire. McKnight was later stopped by Carterville Police and taken into custody. He is being charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm. Further charges are pending.