Shooting In Glen Carbon

Steven J. McGauley

Charges have been filed in relation to a shooting in Glen Carbon Sunday.

Just after 7:30 PM Sunday, officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Hillscrest Drive in Glen Carbon where they found 43 year old Steven W. Flack, of Edwardsville, in the backyard with multiple gunshot wounds. Flack passed away at an area hospital.

Two charges of alleged First Degree Murder and one count of alleged Domestic Battery have been filed against 46 year old Steven J. McGauley of Glen Carbon.

An investigation revealed that Steven Flack was spending the weekend with McGauley and his wife as a guest in their home. Madison County authorities report that McGauley allegedly battered his wife Sunday evening. Flack confronted McGauley about his actions and that confrontation escalated into a physical altercation. Following the fight, McGauley allegedly retrieved a firearm and shot Flack multiple times.

McGauley is being held in the Madison County Jail without bail.