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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 09-20-2020 at approximately 10:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the area of South Wall Street and East Mill Street in reference to a report of shots fired. During the course of the investigation, officers learned several shots were fired in the 200 block of North Wall Street causing damage to a residence.   A white vehicle was seen fleeing south on North Wall Street at a high rate of speed.   A few moments later shots were fired between the occupants of the white vehicle and occupants of a black Dodge Charger in the 700 block of South Wall Street.  No injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.  There is not any suspect information to provide at this time.   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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