On 07/06/21 at approximately 6:50 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 800 block of North Marion Street. While responding to the scene, officers learned a gunshot victim arrived at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. During the course of the investigation, officers learned several shots were fired by the suspect from a vehicle toward a gathering of people. The suspect vehicle was described as an older model, blue Chevrolet Camaro with a blue stripe along the side. Witnesses indicated the suspect vehicle fled the area north on North Marion Street. The victim received a non-life threatening gunshot wound as a result of the incident. A vehicle parked in the area also sustained damaged during incident. The disturbance is reported to be the result of an ongoing dispute amongst acquaintances. There is not any suspect information to release at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation into the incident is 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!