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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of Firearm Investigation

On 04-17-21, at approximately 1:44 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 500 block of North Robert A. Stalls Street.  Officers arrived in the area and found damage to a residence as a result of gunfire.  During the course of the investigation, officers learned two male suspects exited a vehicle and approached a residence.  One of the suspects fired several shots toward the residence, and then both ran back to the vehicle.  The vehicle was last seen travelling east on East Chestnut Street toward North Wall Street.  One of the suspects was wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt, khaki colored pants and white shoes while the other was dressed in all dark clothing and white shoes. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.  We are requesting assistance with identifying the suspects and the vehicle in the pictures below.  You can reach us at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS where you can remain anonymous.  You can also email us at police@explorecarbondale.com.   The investigation is currently active and ongoing.  

04-19-20201 - Suspects

Suspect 1 (left) Suspect 2 (right)

04-19-2021 Suspect Vehicle 2

Suspect Vehicle 

 04-19-2021 Suspect Vehicle 1

Suspect Vehicle 

 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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