On 02-14-2020 at approximately 3:17 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of South Rawlings Street in reference to a death investigation. During the course of the investigation, officers and detectives learned a male and female couple got into a domestic dispute. During the dispute, the male half suffered a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were not any other involved parties and no other reported injuries. The victim is not being identified as this time pending notifications of next of kin. The investigation into the incident is currently active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. 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!