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Woodhull man accused of selling gun to Alpha shooting suspect

Police said they arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly selling a gun to the woman accused of shooting a man in an Alpha, Illinois apartment.

Robin Atchison, 29, was previously charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and reckless use of a firearm.  Police said Atchison shot her 21-year-old husband, Trevor, in the head Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Trevor Atchison was hospitalized in critical condition.

Robin Atchison was held in the Henry County Jail in lieu of a half-million-dollar bond.

The day after the shooting, police said they arrested 23-year-old Clint David Cole of Woodhull.  Cole was charged with one count of felony unlawful sale of a firearm to a felon.  Police think Cole sold a .22 caliber rifle to Robin Atchison, and that she used that weapon to shoot her husband.

Cole was held in the Henry County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.

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