Owner of bar arrested for allegedly shooting at another man
The owner of a southern Illinois bar was arrested and charged after he allegedly shot at another man.
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the VanZandt’s Tavern in Dowell just before 2:00 a.m. Monday morning on reports of shots fired.
The caller told deputies that he was chased from the bar and shot at.
56-year-old Van Ray VanZandt, the owner of the tavern, was arrested and charged with Reckless Discharge of a Firearm.
He is being held in the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office pending a court appearance.