Confrontation led to shooting in Carbondale, Ill., police say

Police say a juvenile was injured during shooting confrontation in Carbondale on Tuesday evening.
Police say a juvenile was injured during shooting confrontation in Carbondale on Tuesday evening.(Pexels)
Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 12:35 AM CST
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Police identified a juvenile believed to be responsible for a shooting that injured another juvenile.

They say information on the juvenile’s identity and related charges is restricted by the Illinois Juvenile Court Act.

According to Carbondale police, a juvenile was shot after a confrontation with acquaintances on Tuesday, January 17.

Police learned about the shooting when officers were flagged down about a gunshot wound victim being taken to an area hospital.

This was just before 6 p.m.

Officers went to the emergency room and found a juvenile with a non-life threatening gunshot injury.

Police said an investigation revealed that some sort of confrontation took place on the 200 block of South Lake Heights between the victim and acquaintances, who were also juveniles.

Investigators report the confrontation led to a juvenile suspect shooting the victim.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Dept. at 618-549-2121.