City of Carbondale, Illinois
January 5, 2023
CARBONDALE – On 1-04-23 at 6:26 p.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of South Forest Street in reference to a report of multiple shots fired. The suspects fled from the area prior to officers arriving. Officers learned an unknown male was seen running east in the 800 block of West Cherry Street just after the shots were fired. There were no injuries as a result of the shooting incident and no damage was reported. The investigation into the incident is active and on-going.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. 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 on this website’s main page. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities, and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness or have any information about a crime. Cash rewards for information that leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!
The mission of the Carbondale Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to preserve life, protect human rights, protect property and improve quality of life by providing police service to all in a fair, sensitive, and professional manner.