On 09-06-20 at approximately 12:31 a.m. City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 900 block of West Sycamore Street in reference to reports of shots fired. Officers found two victims with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims were taken to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment of their injuries. The investigation revealed there was a disturbance involving acquaintances when the shots were fired. There is not any suspect information to provide at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing.
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