Calhoun County sheriff comes under fire in Batchtown
BATCHTOWN, IL – Monday morning the sheriff of Calhoun County Illinois came under fire while following up on a complaint in Batchtown, Illinois. The tiny community is located 50-miles northwest of St. Louis.
Sheriff Bill Heffington was on Jefferson Street when the shooting occurred.
5 shots were fired from a home.
Heffington took cover and used his patrol car’s loudspeaker to defuse the situation.
The subject was eventually taken into custody and transported to a hospital for an evaluation.
No one was injured during the shooting.