On 06/11/21 at approximately 11:17 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane. During the course of the investigation, officers learned a black male with no shirt on, light colored jeans, and white shoes got into a dispute with a group of known acquaintances. The suspect walked away, but returned soon after and fired several shots at the group. The suspect was seen entering the rear passenger seat of a grey Dodge Avenger which left the area in an unknown direction of travel. No injuries have been reported. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation into the incident is 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!