On 01-29-2020 at approximately 11:10 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of South Crestview Street in reference to a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they learned the suspects fired shots at the victim before fleeing from the area. During the course of the investigation, officers located and arrested the suspects, Victor J Riley, age 18 of DuQuoin and a juvenile male from Carbondale, for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapons. Riley is incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail and the juvenile is incarcerated at a juvenile detention facility. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident. 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 continuing.
Victor J Riley, age 18 of DuQuoin, IL
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!