Centralia Authorities Investigate Attempted Drive-By Shooting

(CENTRALIA, IL) — Centralia police are investigating an incident Saturday afternoon where someone reportedly fired a gun from a moving car at a man near Franklin and Saddler streets. According to police, the car was described as black and left the scene after the shots were fired. Police report the man was not hit by the shots and he also fled from the scene. He was later located and questioned by police but did not identify who had fired the shots at him. According to a witness, the shots were fired around 12:45 p.m. Saturday.