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A Carbondale man has been charged after allegedly firing into a crowd at a nightclub in the early morning hours Sunday.

A news release from the Carbondale Police Department said officers were monitoring a crowd outside of the Hollywood Lounge in the 100 block of West Jackson Street when they allegedly saw 21-year-old Jermaine Ross fire a gun into the crowd.

The release said Ross fled when police attempted to apprehend him. He was later found after a chase and was arrested in the 300 block of East Jackson Street. The weapon was recovered from the scene of the incident.

Ross has been charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of weapons, reckless discharge of a firearm, resisting arrest and unlawful use of weapons by a felon.

Ross has several felony charges in both Williamson and Jackson Counties. According to court document website Judici, Ross has a 2015 burglary charge in Jackson County as well as 2018 burglary charge in Williamson County.

Ross is currently being held in the Jackson County Jail.

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Isaac Smith is a reporter covering Jackson County.

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