City of Carbondale, Illinois
July 29th, 2023
For Immediate Release –
Carbondale –On 07-29-23 at approximately 2:38 a.m., officers from the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the 700 block of East Grand Avenue. Officers arrived in the area but found no evidence of shots fired. At 2:43 a.m. officers received a report from the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in reference to a person arriving in a personal vehicle at the emergency room with non-life threatening injuries resulting from gun shots. During the course of the investigation, officers learned that an unknown suspect shot the victim while in the parking lot of a business in the 700 block of East Grand Avenue. The suspect is believed to have entered a small red car which is last seen traveling east on East Grand Avenue. It is believed that the incident involved known acquaintances. There is not any suspect information to provide. The investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about these incidents 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 and 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.
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.