Carbondale man facing charges after shots fired into air on Fourth of July

Joshua A. Broderick, 33, of Carbondale, was arrested for aggravated discharge of a firearm and...
Joshua A. Broderick, 33, of Carbondale, was arrested for aggravated discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of weapons.(Carbondale Police Department)
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 12:45 PM CDT
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - A man was arrested in connection with a shots fired investigation on Monday, July 4.

Joshua A. Broderick, 33, of Carbondale, was arrested for aggravated discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of weapons.

According to Carbondale police, they responded to the 1100 block of East Grand Avenue around 3:51 p.m. on Monday for a report of a man firing several shots into the air.

Officers were able to get a video image of the subject and identified him as Broderick. He was arrested without incident.

After talking to the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office, police say Broderick was released pending a court appearance.

No injuries or property damage were reported as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department at 618-549-2121.

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