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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Update - Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 06-03-22 at approximately 2:50 p.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 800 block of North Marion Street in reference to a gunshot victim.  Detectives applied for and received an arrest warrant for the suspect, Shermarie R. Barnes, 22 of Herrin, Illinois for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon.  On 06-10-22 investigators, with the help of United States Marshals Service, arrested Barnes in Williamson County.  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is assisting with the investigation as well.  Barnes is incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.  The investigation is active and ongoing.