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On 07-24-22 at approximately 5:08 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 800 block of North Marion Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers learned a grey or silver Jeep Wrangler stopped in front of a residence where people were gathered and the driver fired several shots. People at the residence fled and the suspect exited the Jeep. The suspect then fired several more shots before driving south away from the area. The suspect was described as a black male with a distinctive limp when walking. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. Some property damage was reported to officers. The investigation remains 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!