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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 05-06-22 at 2:19 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 500 block of South James Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  The suspect(s) fled from the area prior to the officers arriving.   No injuries or damage to property were reported as a result of the incident.  The photograph below depicts a vehicle believed to be involved.  The vehicle traveled eastbound on West Cherry Street after the shots.  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) 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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