Randolph County Man Recovering After Early Morning Shooting

Du Quoin – A Randolph County man is recovering after being shot after an altercation early this morning in Perry County. According to a release from the Du Quoin Police Department, officers believe that a fight between Maurice Hollingsworth of Steeleville and Jacob Romay of Praire Du Rocher resulted in Romay firing shots at Hollingsworth as he left the scene in his car. One bullet struck Hollingsworth in the lower body. Hollingsworth was taken to Sparta Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Romay was take to the Perry County Jail where he made bond and was released. The incident remains under investigation.