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Person shot in Carbondale and the suspect is still on the loose

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The search is on for a suspect wanted in a shooting incident Friday afternoon in Carbondale.

At around 2:50 p.m. Carbondale Police officers responded to the 800 block of North Marion Street in reference to a gunshot victim.

They found the victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The Jackson County Ambulance Service took the victim by ambulance to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment. The victim was later transferred to a St. Louis area hospital for further treatment.

There is no suspect information at this time. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS.

As a news producer and news anchor on All Things Considered, Brad provides the listeners with a recap of the day's top local and state news as well as breaking news at any given time. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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