West Frankfort Man Faces Charges in Early Wednesday Morning Shooting

Brianne Deason / Photo: Franklin County Jail

Kyle Huetsch / Photo: Franklin County Jail

WEST FRANKFORT – A West Frankfort man has been arrested in connection with the early Wednesday morning shooting that happened in rural West Frankfort.

Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni says 31-year-old Kyle C. Huetsch is charged with aggravated battery – a  Class X felony – and is currently being held without bond in the Franklin County Jail pending formal charges by the State’s Attorney’s office.

The sheriff also mentioned that 32-year-old Brianne L. Deason of West Frankfort was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine less than 5 grams – a Class 3 felony – possession of a controlled substance – a Class 4 felony – and possession of drug paraphernalia – a Class A misdemeanor. 

Deason is being held without bail in the Franklin County Jail pending formal charges.

The victim who is not being identified at this time is out of surgery and recovering in an area hospital.