HERRIN, Ill - A felon was arrested and charged with Unlawful use of a weapon among other firearm-related charges.

Wednesday, November 27th Herrin Police were dispatched for shots fired and arrested Paul Reed, 27.

Reed is charged with Possession of a firearm by a felon, Unlawful use of weapons, Unlawful possession of a firearm without requisite Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card, Reckless discharge of a firearm, and Resisting a peace officer.

Reed is currently lodged at the Williamson County Jail.