A Murphysboro man is convicted in a 2021 stabbing incident in Carbondale
A Murphysboro man has been convicted in a stabbing incident in Carbondale last fall.
The Jackson County State's Attorney says 40-year-old Commodore Jackson was found guilty of four counts of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, one count of Aggravated Battery Causing Great Bodily Harm and one count of Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon.
In the early morning hours of November 5, officers with the Carbondale Police Department responded to a brutal stabbing behind a bar on Illinois Avenue in Carbondale. They found a man bleeding profusely from multiple stab wounds. The victim was later transferred to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and treated for multiple lacerations and stab wounds.
The investigation determined the victim, a 37-year-old Carbondale man, had been at the bar with friends celebrating a birthday. Jackson joined the group and created an incident. Video surveillance shows the two men exiting the bar when Jackson violently assaults him with a knife.
Jackson will be sentenced on June 2.