Highland man turns himself in after shooting

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HIGHLAND, IL. (KTVI) – 27-year-old Brett R. Higgins turned himself into the Highland Police Friday, June 28th, after allegedly shooting another man in the lower torso.

Police were called to the 1500 block of Broadway in Highland, IL. on Friday, after getting a call for shots fired.  Upon arrival, police discovered that male victim had been shot twice, but had left the scene for treatment at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.

The victim, a 36-year-old male was treated and released from a St. Louis hospital.

Suspect Brett Higgins has been charged with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm.