On 03-23-21, at approximately 5:26 p.m., Carbondale police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 1400 block of East Main Street. Officers learned there were no reported injuries, however, bullets struck two vehicles in the area. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a light blue shirt with a handgun. The suspect fled the area in a dark color Nissan with three other black male occupants. The investigation is ongoing and actively being investigated. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.
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!