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Carbondale Police investigate shooting

Carbondale Police respond to a shooting Thursday evening in Carbondale
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Carbondale Police respond to a shooting Thursday evening in Carbondale

Carbondale Police are investigating multiple shootings that took place early Thursday evening in the 500-block of South Rawlings Street.

Police say they responded to a call about a fight and a shooting a little before 6:30pm Thursday. Officers located two gunshot victims at the scene. Both were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Police say a third gunshot victim arrived at the hospital on their own. Police say they believe that individual is related to the same incident.

The identities of the victims have not been released. Carbondale Police say two of the three victims are teenage juveniles. An investigation continues. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department.

Jeff Williams is the Associate Director for Radio and Station Manager for WSIU Radio. Jeff is a native of southern Illinois and has been in broadcasting for 30 years. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiuradio@wsiu.org
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