A 20-year-old Mattoon resident was arrested Wednesday after firing a gun from a vehicle. Mattoon Police arrested Alexander Maynard on Wednesday, March 23rd at 1:56am on the charge of Reckless Discharge of a Firearm. The charge alleges that Maynard was a passenger in a car when he fired a handgun into the air from the moving vehicle in order to intimidate a resident in the area.
No one was injured during the shooting. Maynard was taken to the County jail.