One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

By Staff Report

Correction: The original release by the University Police indicated the victim was a student. The victim is not affiliated. 

Carbondale Police are investigating a shooting that took place just before 10 p.m. Friday night on the 300 block of East Hester Street. An SIU student received non-life-threatening injuries, according to a release by the SIU Department of Public Safety.

The suspect is alleged to have driven away in an unidentified vehicle.

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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. 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).

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