Woman Arrested for Shooting Neighbor in Leg Near Murphysboro

Woman Arrested for Shooting Neighbor in Leg Near Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest related to a shooting that happened at a home north of Murphysboro Sunday afternoon.

According to the sheriff’s office, 50-year-old Sandra Walker was detained and charged with a Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and other firearm offenses.

Police said deputies responded to the scene at 4:50 p.m. after receiving a 911 call from a resident saying her husband was shot in the leg by their neighbor.

Deputies found 32-year-old Caleb Riddle with a gunshot wound to his leg. Riddle and a witness directed deputies to a neighboring property where the suspect, Walker, was located.

Riddle was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale to be treated for his injury. Walker is currently held in the Jackson County Jail.

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