Carbondale Police Investigating Wednesday Night Shooting

Carbondale Police Investigating Wednesday Night Shooting

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 5:30 Wednesday night in the 1500 block of West Walnut Street.

Police said officers responded to the area after a report of an aggravated discharge of a firearm from a vehicle.

During aninvestigation, officers learned the suspect fired several gunshots from a white SUV toward another moving vehicle on the roadway.  The suspect SUV fled from the area and sideswiped a parked vehicle. Witnesses last saw the suspect SUV traveling south on South Dixon Avenue.

Police noted the suspect is described as a black male wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt. The suspect SUV is possibly an early 2000’s Suburban, with possible passenger side damage as a result of striking the parked vehicle and may also have pre-existing damage to the driver’s side rear bumper.

There were no reported injuries as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS.

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