On 03-31-21, at approximately 5:57 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to reports of shots fired from two vehicles in the area of East Walnut Street and South Wall Street. Officers arrived in the area and found one of the suspect vehicles abandoned at the intersection of East Dorothella Street and South Birchlane Drive. Officers later located the second vehicle in the 300 block of East Hester Street. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. The investigation revealed the incident is related to an ongoing dispute between known acquaintances. The investigation is currently active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.
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!