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On 05-02-19 at approximately 2:23 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 700 Block of South Lewis Lane in reference to reports of gunshots. The investigation revealed a victim with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment. The victim is not being identified at this time. At this point in the investigation, the only suspect description available is a short and stocky black male. The investigation is currently 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!