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Posted on: October 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation


City of Carbondale, Illinois

October 28, 2022


CARBONDALE – On 10/28/22 at 3:49 p.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 400 block of East Jackson Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers immediately located the suspect running from the scene.  Officers arrested the suspect, identified as Billy C. McDade, 62 of Carbondale.   The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound as a result of the incident and was taken by the Jackson County Ambulance Service to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment.  The investigation revealed the incident was the result of a dispute between two known acquaintances.  Officers charged McDade with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon.   McDade was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.  The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.