One Man Arrested for Role in Carbondale Homicide, Two Others at Large

One person has been arrested in connection to the death of a man in Carbondale, Illinois on Sunday, Nov. 3. Police say,  Tyren Jawan Johnson, 21, of Sikeston, Mo. was arrested as part of a joint investigation. On Thursday, a search warrant was executed at an apartment on Welter Street in Sikeston. Johnson was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and his bond was set at $2,000,000. Two additional suspects currently remain at large in this investigation. On Sunday, Nov. 3., officers who were already in the area found Keon Cooper, 27, of Carbondale, Ill. with a gunshot wound. He was rushed to a local hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead later. During the investigation, officers learned that Cooper had been talking with three men, two of whom were armed with handguns. The two men shot Cooper and all three drove away in a black Kia Optima or similar-style vehicle. The two suspects police are currently looking for were identified as 24 year-old Olando Sheron, and 30 year-old Thomas Durell.


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