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A Marion man is wanted for a shooting incident this past weekend in Carbondale

Photo of Rodney Brooks
Carbondale Police Dept.
Carbondale Police Dept.
Rodney Brooks

The Carbondale Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect wanted for firing gunshots late Saturday night in the 1100 block of East Main Street.

A gunshot victim arrived at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with non-life threatening injuries.

During the course of the investigation, officers learned the suspect is 35-year-old Rodney Brooks of Marion.

They learned Brooks and the victim are acquaintances and engaged in a dispute.

On Monday, Carbondale officers, with assistance from the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office, obtained an arrest warrant for Brooks charging him with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.

Brooks should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding Brooks is asked to contact the Carbondale Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 618-549-COPS.

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