Alton police seeking gunman

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(KTVI) – The Alton police are hoping the public can help them locate a man wanted for two shootings over the weekend.

Police say Brandon McGee, 19, fired shots at a car in the 1300 block of Taylor around 11 p.m. Monday night.  No one was injured, but the car was damaged.

Police also believe McGee shot 17-year-old Amaru Hamilton in the leg Tuesday, but Hamilton was not the intended target.

Hamilton was treated at an area hospital.

McGee is facing several charges including aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated battery and unlawful use of a weapon.

Bail is set at $100,000.

Anyone with information  on the whereabouts of McGee should contact the Alton police.

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