The Mattoon Police Department, Coles County States Attorney, Centralia Police Department and their crisis response team apprehended Shawn Adamson at a Centralia residence early Wednesday Morning. Adamson is wanted for questioning regarding the shooting death of Ciara Faires that occurred Saturday morning in Mattoon.
Upon execution of a high risk search warrant at 528 1/2 South Elm Street in Centralia, police were able to locate Adamson and take him into custody without incident. He was later transported back to the Coles County Jail.
Adamson is charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and intimidation.