Vontarius GordonTwo brothers from Alton are charged in a shooting incident last month at a Venice nightclub.  The Madison County State’s Attorney has charged 31-year-old Vontarious Gordon and 32 year old Vincent Gordon with six counts of aggravated battery with a firearm for the six people injured at the scene, two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm, and single counts of unlawful use of weapons by a felon.

The alleged crimes happened June 28 at the C&M Vincent GordonLounge.  Vincent Gordon allegedly punched a woman in the face, igniting a confrontation that led to a confrontation with a number of people and eventually spilled onto the parking lot.  Investigators say at some point the Gordon’s began shooting, hitting the six people, the bar and a car.  Vincent Gordon is in custody at the Madison County Jail and will be transferred to Missouri for a parole violation on a kidnapping conviction.  Vontarius Gordon has already been sent back to Menard Correctional Center on his parole violation.  Bond on the new charges was set at $1-million for each brother.


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