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Carbondale police investigating unlawful use of a gun

Marcus D. McGoy (Source: The City of Carbondale Police Department) Marcus D. McGoy (Source: The City of Carbondale Police Department)
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

The City of Carbondale Police Department is investigating an incident that involved an aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

On Tuesday, Oct. 9, police stopped Herrin, Il. resident Marcus McGoy, 44, for a traffic violation.

During the stop, officers discovered that McGoy was driving with a suspended driver's license and had three active arrest warrants out of Pulaske County.

Officers also found a firearm and ammunition in the in McGoy's car.

McGoy was charged for having gun and not having a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, for his warrants and several traffic offenses.

McGoy was incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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