Man arrested in connection to Carbondale shooting which injured 4

By Staff Report, News Desk

Police arrested a man tied with a shooting which injured four on April 12 outside ABC Liquor Mart in Carbondale.

“At approximately 2:00 p.m. officers arrested Jody Pullen in the 400 block of Small Street in Harrisburg,” according to a Carbondale news release. He is currently being held in the Saline County Jail.

“Our officers and our investigators have done a tremendous job resolving a traumatic and senseless incident.  One part of that was identifying and removing this violent offender from the community,” Jeff Grubbs, Carbondale Police chief, said through the release. “I appreciate the assistance of the public in furthering the efforts of our officers as we continue on with this investigation.”

The Carbondale Police Department was assisted by the Illinois State Police, the Harrisburg Police Department and the United States Marshals Service during the arrest, according the release.

Carbondale Police said the investigation on the shooting is still ongoing.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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