From the local paper:
The fight apparently started because of a "past disagreement with people in their high school" and was not a random incident, Oyer said.
He said the people involved are not current or former Charleston High School students but he declined to provide any additional information.
Update: The full video
And just last night:
Eastern Illinois University issued an "off-campus crime advisory" by email to its students and staff that said a pedestrian might have fired a gun at a vehicleOver in the next town, the state DOC is using a homeless shelter as a dumping ground for transients. The results are what you would expect.
MATTOON -- A reported resident of the Mattoon Area PADS homeless shelter has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl who had been providing volunteer services in connection with PADS.At a recent community meeting regarding moving the shelter, opponents of the move were physically and verbally threatened by several of the residents.
I've scheduled a CCW class for myself and the C-in-C.