Bail set at $1 million for Mt. Vernon man shot fleeing Huck’s robbery

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Bail has been set at $1 million for a 55-year-old Mt. Vernon man shot Wednesday morning in an exchange of gunfire with a Mt. Vernon police officer.

Charges have been filed Fredrick Goss in connection with an armed robbery of the Mt Vernon Huck’s Store at 1801 South 10th Street, which resulted in the exchange of gunfire with Mt Vernon Police.

Goss was struck in the exchange and was taken to an area hospital for treatment where he remains under police guard. The officer was not injured.

The Jefferson County State’s Attorney’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Goss on charges of Armed Robbery and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.