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On 12-15-2021 at 11:28 a.m. Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 900 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers learned the suspect fired several shots and was seen running northbound from the area. No injuries and no property damage were reported as a result of the shooting. Officers located the suspect, Bobby L, Barnes, 24 of Marion, who was attempting to run from officers in the 800 block of East Main Street. Officers quickly apprehended the suspect without further incident. Officers charged Barnes with Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon and he was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121.
Bobby L Barnes, 24 of Marion, IL.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. 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!