Carbondale police investigating after 17 year old shot

Carbondale shooting investigation

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Police are investigating after a 17 year old was shot in a fight on Saturday, June 6.

According to the Carbondale Police Department, officers responded to a Carbondale hospital around 11:32 p.m. in reference to a gunshot victim.

Police say they learned the 17-year-old male was shot in the 300 block of West Walnut Street. They said the victim and suspect are known acquaintances, and the incident stemmed from a dispute between them.

The victim’s wounds are reportedly not life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 618-569-COPS or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at 618-687-COPS.

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