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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 07-21-2020, at approximately 2:10 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report of a shot fired.   Officers learned a disturbance occurred at a residence during a social gathering amongst acquaintances.   While attending the gathering, the suspect, Samuel T. White age 31, damaged property and battered two people.   An unknown black male, accompanying White, fired a single shot in the air.   White and the other suspect left in a vehicle, possibly a white Dodge Caravan.  There were no reported injuries as a result of the gunshot.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of White or about the incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200.  This investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.

White, Samuel

Samuel T White, age 31 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! 


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