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Posted on: February 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Investigative Update - Aggravated Battery With a Firearm

An arrest warrant has been obtained for Jordan Kelderman as a result of the investigation into a shooting incident which occurred last weekend.  On 02-15-20 at approximately 3:40 a.m., Carbondale Police officers responded to the 1000 block of East Park Street in reference to shots fired and a reported gunshot victim.   During the course of the investigation, officers learned there was a dispute between acquaintances outside of a party.  During the dispute, the victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Detectives working the investigation identified Jordan Kelderman, 24 years old of West Frankfort, Illinois, as a suspect in this case.  Detectives obtained a Jackson County arrest warrant for Kelderman for charges of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.  Kelderman is considered armed and dangerous. If you encounter Kelderman, do not approach him.  Instead, contact your local law enforcement agency.  Anyone with information about Kelderman’s whereabouts is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department.  

Jordan Kelderman

Jordan Kelderman, 24 years old, of West Frankfort, Illinois

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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Aggravated Battery with a Firearm:  On 02-15-2020 at approximately 3:40 a.m., Carbondale Police officers responded to the 1000 block of East Park Street in reference to shots fired and a reported gunshot victim.   During the course of the investigation, officers learned there was a dispute amongst acquaintances outside of a party.  During the dispute, the victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound.  The victim was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale where they were treated and released.  The suspect is described as a light completed black male in his early 20’s, who is 5’08” tall, weighing 150 pounds, with shoulder length, dreadlock hair.  He has a tattoo of a cross below his right eye.  The suspect may be in a white sport utility vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Suburban.  The victim is not being identified at this time.  The investigation into the incident is currently 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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