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Posted on: August 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 08/10/21 at approximately 7:12 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of East Cindy Street and Wall Street. It was reported that persons involved ran from the scene. Officers detained individuals in the area suspected to be involved in the incident. Officers found an unoccupied parked vehicle struck by gunfire in the area. Officers also located one individual who suffered a non-life threatening injury as a result of gunfire. That person was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale by an acquaintance. A second vehicle was later located several blocks away that had damage from gunfire as a result of the same incident. 

In the course of the investigation, officers arrested Aarion P. Haskins, 22 of Carbondale, for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Haskins is incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.   The investigation revealed the incident is related to a dispute amongst acquaintances and there is not any further suspect information to provide at this time. 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.  


    Aarion P. Haskins, 22 years old of Carbondale

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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