One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

By Staff Report, News Desk

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.


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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