City of Carbondale, Illinois
April 24, 2023
Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Investigation
Carbondale - On 04-23-23 at 3:42 a.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 600 block of East Park Street regarding a report of shots fired. As officers arrived, several vehicles were leaving the area and an unknown male was seen hiding a backpack under a car prior to entering a residence. Officers recovered the backpack and found it contained a firearm. Officers eventually relocated the suspect and he was identified as Kyle M. Day, 31 of Carrier Mills. Day was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. 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.