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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm

On 05-20-21 at 10:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 100 block of North Washington Street regarding reports of shots fired.  Officers were then directed to the 200 block of North Marion Street where they located a vehicle that sustained damage as a result of bullet strikes. There are no known injuries resulting from this incident. The suspect is described as a black male with long braids. The investigation into this incident is 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!

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