Authorities in Wood River have filed charges in a shooting on the parking lot of a bar in the 300 block of East Edwardsville Road on January 25.  Police received several 9-1-1 calls just after midnight that Saturday with reports of possible gunfire at The Rubber Duck.  Charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon and Reckless Discharge of a Firearm is 21-year-old Aaron L. Perry of the 1,200 block of Central Avenue in Alton.

Wood River Police Chief Otis Steward says a fight had taken place outside between 2 patrons before moving inside the bar.  The fight was broken up and those involved were leaving the building when Steward says the situation escalated.

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There were no reports of injuries, but one car was stuck by a bullet, damaging a tire.  Perry is not in custody, and Stewart says he should be considered armed and dangerous.  Anyone with information is asked to call Wood River Police at 251-3114.

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