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Posted on: August 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 08-15-2020 at 2:59 a.m., Carbondale police officers responded to the report of two females who were shot in the 400 block of North Springer. The victims reported they were driving on North Springer when their vehicle was blocked by at least one other vehicle. Multiple shots were fired in the direction of the victims and both of them sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims were able to flee the area in their vehicle and were later transported to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for medical treatment. There is no suspect information to provide at this time and the investigation remains active and ongoing. The Carbondale Police Department is asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information about this incident to please contact the department.

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!

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