According to Carbondale Police, officers did not locate anyone injured, but they did locate property damage to a home. Further investigation led to the identification of the suspect as 29-year-old Josten T. Denwood of Carbondale.
Last Thursday, officers saw Denwood in a vehicle, and initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle in the area of Main Street and Lewis Lane. Denwood fled from the vehicle on foot and was eventually captured by officers after a foot pursuit. A handgun was located in the vehicle from which Denwood fled.
Officers charged Denwood with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, Resisting a Peace Officer, and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. Denwood is lodged in the Jackson County Jail. The SIU Carbondale Department of Public Safety assisted with the arrest.
Carbondale Police continue to investigate the incident.