City of Carbondale, Illinois
May 24th, 2023
For Immediate Release
Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation
Carbondale – On 05/24/23 at approximately 2:35 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 1000 block of South Brehm Lane in response to a shooting victim. Officers located a victim with gunshot wounds. The victim reported that a black male acquaintance shot them during an argument over a transaction. The victim was transported to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment. The investigation is active and ongoing.
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.