MOUNT VERNON – A suspect was jailed after being charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a man in Mount Vernon on Monday night.

According to a press release from the Mount Vernon Police Department, officers responded to the area of North Sandusky and Calhoun streets Monday at about 7:35 p.m.

Upon investigation, they found John Serio Jr., 41, dead from a gunshot wound.

Caleb Sarge, 27, was arrested and transported to the Knox County Jail, according to Det. Matt Haver. Sarge has been charged with murder. The case remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. Knox Pages will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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