GRANITE CITY - Granite City Police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Leonard Avenue and Myrtle Avenue at 12:07 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024.

Granite City Police Major Gary Brooks said upon arrival, officers encountered a subject who had sustained at least one gunshot wound which is non-life-threatening.

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A suspect was developed in this case and has been identified as Andrew J. Walker, 27, of Granite City. The case was presented to the Madison County State's Attorney's Office.

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Walker has been charged with one count of Aggravated Battery With A Firearm.

Major Brooks said a petition was filed by the Madison County State’s Attorney’s office to deny Walker’s pre-trial release.

Walker was remanded to the Madison County Jail and is awaiting a hearing for his pre-trial release.

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