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Carbondale police investigate second shooting in 12 hours

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By Staff report

A gunshot victim was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale on Saturday afternoon for medical treatment, police said.

Shortly after 1 p.m., Carbondale police were notified of a gunshot victim being treated at the hospital. Investigating officers were unable to determine exactly where the shooting happened, according to a news release.

If the shooting took place in Carbondale, it would make the second gunshot victim within a 12-hour span.

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In an earlier shooting, a victim was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale after 1 a.m. near the Strip, according to police.

MORE: Carbondale police seek three suspects in shooting that injured one

Details were sparse, but the victim was reported to be in stable medical condition Saturday afternoon, according to the release.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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One Response to “Carbondale police investigate second shooting in 12 hours”

  1. Tom Kelleher on September 6th, 2016 4:19 pm

    Taxpayers paying for the medical treatment?

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