Carbondale police investigate homicide at North Robert A. Stalls Avenue

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

Update: The victim has been identified as Jamonte Allison, 44 years old of Carbondale.

Carbondale police officers responded to two reports of shots fired, one at around 3:34 p.m. and another around 6:22 p.m. The two incidents were reported within two miles of each other, according to a release from the Carbondale Police Department.

The first report was on the 900 block of North Almond Street and was reported as a dispute between acquaintances, according to the release. No one was injured and there was no property damage but the suspect fled from the scene in an older silver vehicle.

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Later, at approximately 6:22 p.m. officers responded to another shots fired report on the 1000 block of North Robert A. Stalls Ave. where they found a gunshot victim, Jamonte Allison, 44 years old of Carbondale.

 Allison passed away at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Four men fled the scene in a black four door Dodge Charger, according to the Carbondale Police Department. In addition to this vehicle police are searching for a dark color sport utility vehicle.

The shooting is believed to be tied to the incident on the 900 block of North Almond Street mentioned above.

Any tips or information should be sent to Carbondale police department at (618) 549-2121. An anonymous tip can be left at (618) 549-COPS (2677).

Staff reporter Keaton Yates can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @keatsians.

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