West Frankfort Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Domestic Dispute

West Frankfort Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Domestic Dispute

FRANKLIN COUNTY — A West Frankfort man was recently arrested by Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies after they responded to a 911 call regarding a domestic dispute in which several gunshots had been fired inside a home in rural West Frankfort.

Sheriff Don Jones says West Frankfort Police also responded to assist. The investigation led to the arrest of 25-year-old Joshua R. Cairns. Jones says a 12-guage shotgun was recovered. No injuries were reported.

Cairns is in the Franklin County Jail charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm and for possessing a firearm with no valid FOID.