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Posted on: September 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Aggravated discharge of Firearm Investigation

On 09-21-2020 at approximately 5:05 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 400 block of East Jackson Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers learned unknown suspect(s) fired shots in the area from a moving vehicle, which struck a tree in front of a residence. No injuries have been reported as a result of the incident. The suspect vehicle is reported to be a gold/tan Mercedes driven by a black male. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!

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