Police Investigating Homicide in Carbondale

Police in Carbondale have started a homicide investigation. Police say they responded to an initial report of shot fired where a person was said to be injured. This happened on the 2200 block of North Illinois Avenue at 12:21 a.m. When officers arrived on the scene they found a 25-year-old man unresponsive on the pavement in front of a home. He was suffering from several gunshot wounds. Police said officers along with personnel from the Jackson County Ambulance and Carbondale Fire Department attempted to save the man but they were unable to resuscitate him. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s identity will not be revealed until the family is notified. Police said the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department.

Photo Gallery