City of Carbondale, Illinois
March 6, 2023
Carbondale - On 03-04-23 at 11:11 a.m., Carbondale police officers responded to the 800 block of North Marion Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers found that the suspect(s) had already left the area. During the course of the investigation, officers learned a black male in a white, black, and red leather jacket and jogging pants was seen running from the area after the shots were fired. No injuries were reported, however, a vehicle was damaged as a result of the incident. The investigation 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!
The mission of the Carbondale Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to preserve life, protect human rights, protect property and improve quality of life by providing police service to all in a fair, sensitive, and professional manner.