2 teens in custody in connection with Carbondale shooting; 1 person injured

Two teens are in custody in connection with a shooting that left a man injured.
Two teens are in custody in connection with a shooting that left a man injured.(Northern News Now)
Published: Sep. 2, 2023 at 8:46 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2023 at 3:23 PM CDT
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Two teens are in custody in connection with a shooting that left a man injured.

Carbondale police say they found and arrested a 17-year-old male from De Soto on September 13 at 12:30 p.m. He was arrested on a warrant for aggravated discharge of a firearm and taken to the Jackson County Jail.

Earlier, on Sept. 8, a 15-year-old male of Carbondale was arrested on a warrant for aggravated discharge of a firearm.

The arrests stem from a shooting at a business in the 700 block of South Illinois Avenue around 4:19 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2.

Police say they received multiple 911 calls for shots fired and a report of a man who had been shot.

The shooting victim was taken by ambulance to an area hospital. The name of the victim has not been released.

According to a release from the police department, the shooting victim remains hospitalized in stable condition, as of Monday afternoon, September 11.

The investigation revealed the suspect and the victim are known acquaintances. They said there was no known threat to the public.

Detectives say they identified multiple suspects during the course of the investigation, including juveniles.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-549-2121.