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Posted on: April 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Unlawful Use of Weapons and Traffic Crash Investigation

On 04-25-22 at 7:28 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to North Illinois Avenue near Charles Road in reference to a report of a single vehicle traffic crash.  During the course of the investigation, officers learned a white Chevrolet Malibu and a black Dodge Charger traveled east on West Walnut Street when an occupant of the Malibu reportedly fired shots from the vehicle toward the occupant of the Charger.  A high speed chase ensued between the driver of the Malibu and the driver of the Charger.   The chase continued north on North Illinois Avenue and ended with the Malibu crashing south of Charles Road.  After the crash, three occupants in the Malibu fled on foot to the east and the driver of the Charger drove away southbound on North Illinois Avenue.   The investigation is active and ongoing.

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