FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Carbondale – On 04-28-23 at approximately 10:53 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a shooting. Officers found a shooting victim and provided life resuscitating measures to the victim. The Jackson County Ambulance Service responded, provided care and drove the victim to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale where the victim was later pronounced deceased. Carbondale Police investigators have people of interest in custody and they are working with the Jackson County State’s Attorney to determine potential criminal charges. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time pending notifications of next of kin. There are not any known ongoing threats to the public at this time. Anyone with information about the case should contact the Carbondale Police Department.
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.