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On 04-25-2020 at approximately 11:25 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report of shots fired and a vehicle crash. Officers found a victim with a gunshot wound and he was transported to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and treated for non-life threatening injuries. During the course of the investigation officers learned the suspect, Stephen L Moultrie, age 23 of Carbondale, fired shots from a moving vehicle at the victim who was driving a vehicle in the opposite direction. Ultimately, both vehicles crashed and Moultrie fled from the area. The incident is the result of a personal dispute amongst acquaintances. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Moultrie for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon. Moultrie is considered to be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about the incident or the whereabouts of Moultrie is encouraged to contact the Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation is currently active and ongoing.
Stephen L Moultrie, 23 of Carbondale
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!