CARBONDALE – Two people were reportedly shot in Carbondale early Sunday morning.
According to Carbondale Police, officers were monitoring a large crowd in the 200 block of West Main Street just before 3 a.m. when they heard gunshots and the crowd became unruly.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and the SIU Police Department responded to assist. When more officers arrived, they found two people suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
The Jackson County Ambulance Service could not initially respond to the scene safely, so officers began life saving efforts to the victims and drove the most seriously injured across the street to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment.
The Jackson County Ambulance Service was eventually able to treat the other victim and drove them to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for further treatment.
Police said no suspect information is available at this time. The investigation into the incident continues with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and the SIU Police Department.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Carbondale Police at 618-549-2121.