City of Carbondale, Illinois
May 17, 2023
For Immediate Release
Carbondale - On 05-17-23 at 3:50 p.m., officers of the Carbondale Police Department responded to the 500 block of East Willow Street in reference to a gunshot victim. Officers located the victim and rendered emergency medical aid. The victim was taken to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment for non-life threatening gunshot wounds. There is not any suspect information to provide at this time. The investigation has revealed that the shooting is the result of a dispute amongst acquaintances. The investigation is active and ongoing. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office are assisting with the investigation.
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.