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BELLEVILLE • The St. Clair County State's Attorney on Monday charged Dashon T. Hinkle, 36, of Belleville, with first-degree murder in the shooting on Saturday of John D. Fath Sr.
Police said Hinkle shot Fath, 53, of Belleville, at around 11 p.m. Saturday at Fath's home at 416 North 40th Street. Fath died at a hospital from a gunshot wound to to his leg.
Hinkle and Fath were acquaintances, police said.
Hinkle was being held on $2 million bond.