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Carbondale Man Wanted in Late July Shooting Arrested Tuesday

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man was arrested early Tuesday morning on a warrant for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.

According to Carbondale Police, officers located and arrested 23-year-old Jonquel M. Gaston in the 300 block of South Marion Street. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.

Police say around 12:30 a.m. on July 25, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 100 block of North Washington Street. Officers did not find any victims or property damage. In the course of the investigation, officers identified Gaston as the suspect who fired a handgun.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Gaston for the original charge of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.