Investigation Underway Following Fatal Wednesday Morning Shooting in Carbondale

Investigation Underway Following Fatal Wednesday Morning Shooting in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – A death investigation is underway in Carbondale after a man was found dead in an area where shots were reported fired early Wednesday morning.

According to a release from the Carbondale Police Department, officers were called to the 2200 block of N. Illinois Ave. at around 12:20 a.m. where the incident occurred. When officers arrived, they found a 25-year-old male unresponsive and suffering from several gunshot wounds. Attempts to resuscitate the man were made, but were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s name is currently withheld pending the notification of family. Those with information regarding the shooting are asked to contact the Carbondale Police Department at 457-3200.

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