Mattoon Police and Coles County Crimestoppers are seeking assistance in finding a suspect involved Saturday morning’s shootout that resulted in the death of bystander.
33-year-old Shawn Dale Adamson, of Mattoon, was involved in a fatal shooting and is wanted in the connection with the incident. He is also wanted on Coles County Warrant for the Possession of Methamphetamine. Adamson is considered armed and dangerous, frequents residences in Mattoon and Charleston, and has numerous connections in the Chicago area. Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest of Adamson.
Any individuals who contact Crimestoppers will remain anonymous. Information may be texted to 274637, by phone at 688-645-8488, or online at colescountycrimestoppers.org. Information can also passed to the Mattoon Police Department at 235-5451 or via Facebook.