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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Home Invasion/ Aggravated Battery w/ Firearm

On 11-08-20 at approximately 9:30 pm, City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of South University Avenue regarding a victim with a gunshot wound to their leg.  The investigation revealed three male acquaintances known by the victim unlawfully entered the victim’s apartment and robbed the victim at gunpoint.   One of the suspects battered the victim and shot the victim in the leg. The victim had a non-life threatening wound and was later treated and released at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.   Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. 

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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