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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

On 12-23-21 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane regarding a report of someone firing a handgun into a residence. Officers arrived on scene and located Maza D. Lynch, 45 of Carbondale, in possession of a handgun.  The investigation revealed, Lynch fired a shot in the direction of an acquaintance during an argument. There were no injuries reported. Officers charged Lynch with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon. Lynch was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121.

Maza D. Lynch, 45 of Carbondale

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!

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