Southern Illinois Man Faces Attempted Murder in Jefferson County Illinois

A 19-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges in Jefferson County. He was identified as Alonte D. Beachem,. He was arrested on Thursday, March 5 by deputies from the Saline County Sheriff’s Office while he was attending a court appearance in Harrisburg. He was arrested on additional charges filed by the Jefferson County State’s Attorney in the February 7 shooting investigation that happened in the 1000 block of N. Log Cabin Lane. The new charge was attempted first degree murder. His bond was set at $750,000. Beachem was picked up from Saline County on Thursday by sheriff’s office personnel and transported to the Jefferson County jail.

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