On 10-24-21 at approximately 7:50 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the area of South Rawlings and West Freeman Street in reference to reports of shots fired. A witness reported seeing a teenage black male with a slim build, without a shirt running north on South Rawlings Street from West Freeman Street after the shots were fired. A second witness reported seeing two unknown black males running north on South Rawlings from West Freeman. Officers did not locate anyone injured, but they did locate property damage to residence. 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!