Person In Custody, Two Injured in Altercation in Edgewood


Published on June 29 2020 5:18 pm
Last Updated on June 29 2020 5:18 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Two people are hospitalized after an altercation in Edgewood earlier Monday.

Effingham County Sheriff Dave Mahon said one person is in custody, and no one else is being sought. The sheriff said there is no cause for further concern by the public. He also said it was a physical altercation, not a shooting or stabbing incident.

The sheriff does not expect additional information to be available until tomorrow.

The Effingham County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident, with assistnace from the Illinois State Police.