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2 men charged in connection with Carbondale shooting that left 1 injured

Two men were charged in connection with a weekend shooting that left one person injured.
Published: Apr. 30, 2022 at 10:16 AM CDT|Updated: May. 2, 2022 at 12:51 PM CDT
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Two men were charged in connection with a weekend shooting that left one person injured.

Demarcus O. Jones, 27, and Charlton Joshua Patterson, 28, both of Carbondale, were charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon and violation of a bond condition.

At around 1:27 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, police responded to the 100 block of North Washington Street for a reported shooting.

Police say they found a large crowd of people in the parking lot and learned a gunshot victim went to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The city said the victim was treated and released.

Detectives identified Jones and Patterson as the suspects.

On May 1, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of East Walnut Street. Jones and Patterson were inside.

Jackson County deputies and Carbondale police arrested Jones after he ran from the vehicle.

According to police, Jones and Patterson were currently out on bond awaiting court appearances for prior weapons offenses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at 618-549-2121 or anonymously at 618-549-COPS (2677).

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