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On 05-12-20 at approximately 2:26 a.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Dorthella Street and Lynda Drive. Officers learned a gunshot victim arrived at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and another gunshot victim arrived at St. Joseph’s Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. One of the victims was treated and released and the other victim is still being treated for non-life threatening injuries. There is no suspect information to provide at this time. This investigation is currently active and being investigated by the Carbondale Police Department.
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!