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One arrested after shooting death in Carbondale

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Matthew J. Jones (Source: Carbondale Police Department) Matthew J. Jones (Source: Carbondale Police Department)
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CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Carbondale Police arrested a man after an early morning shooting death on the north side of town.

It happened just before 2 a.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of North Brush Street.

A male was shot and pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.

First responders took the victim to a local hospital.

A friend of the victim, Jeremy Clark, says he had been with the victim on North Brush and had left the area. When he returned the victim was on the ground.  

"He was laying on the ground with police and everybody around him, "said Clark.

Clark says his friend always had a smile.

"He was always laughing. always doing something to make you smile," said Clark  "I don't know, he was a good dude, real good dude."

Matthew J. Jones, 18, of Carbondale is charged with three counts of murder.  He was taken to the Jackson County Jail.  His bond is set at $1 million.

Carbondale Police say Jones and the victim were acquaintances and had a personal dispute.

The name of the victim has not been released.

If anyone has any information on the incident they are asked to call Carbondale Police.

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