Attempted First Degree Murder charges filed in connection to standoff

DU QUOIN, Ill. (WJPF) – A man is facing three charges of Attempted First Degree Murder in connection to an armed stand-off and fire in Du Quoin.

State, County, and local police were called to the 700 Block of North Division Street around 2:30 AM Wednesday.

The suspect, Dustin Goodwin, began firing at officers when they arrived.

Goodwin was taken into custody Wednesday morning. He’s being held in the Perry County Jail on a $5 million bond.