Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Jefferson County, Ill. – A man is accused of shooting another man in the back of the head this weekend.

43-year-old Charles Beckley of Dix faces charges of attempted murder after the alleged altercation Saturday at the Prairie View Resort mobile home park.

Police say Beckley was arguing with a woman before she drove away with two others. One of the men, 29-year-old Jason Wright of Salem, was taken to a hospital in Centralia.

Police say Beckley fired a shot into the woman’s truck and hit Wright. Beckley also faces armed violence and domestic battery charges.