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Posted on: February 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Unlawful Use of Weapons Arrest


 City of Carbondale, Illinois
 February 21, 2023

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

Carbondale - On 02-18-2023 at 4:56 p.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 500 block of East Walnut in reference to a report of a person shooting a gun.  Officers responded to the area and quickly located the suspect identified as Aidyn J Finney, 18 of Carbondale.  Officers charged Finney with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Finney was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.  No injuries or property damage were reported as a result of the incident.  The investigation is active and ongoing.    

Aidyn Finney, 18 of Carbondale

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 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!

 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.

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