Saturday, May 7, at approximately 10:45 p.m., a Mahomet, Illinois Police Officer was involved in a shooting with Dracy “Clint” Pendleton.
The officer and Pendleton exchanged gunfire and Pendleton fled the scene. The officer was shot in the arm and it is believed Pendleton was wounded and may seek treatment at a medical facility.
Pendleton is believed to be armed with an AK-47. The Champaign County State’s Attorney’s office issued an arrest warrant for Pendleton for alleged attempted murder of a police officer. He is described as a white male, age 35, 5’-10” tall, weighing 155 pounds, with blue eyes and blonde hair. His bond is set at $5 million.
Pendleton possibly stole a 2007 white GMC pickup truck with Illinois registration number 165533B.
Anyone with information is asked to call 217-384-TIPS. You may provide information anonymously.