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Man Faces Gun Charges after Shooting at a Home in Carbondale Monday

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man is facing gun charges after Carbondale Police responded to a report of a man firing a handgun at a home in the 300 block of West Cherry Street and fleeing on a bicycle Monday afternoon.

Officers responded to the area and found the suspect, 56-year-old Thomas Hudson, riding a bicycle in the area. Thomas initially resisted officers’ efforts to stop him, but he was taken into custody without further incident. Hudson was found to be in possession of a handgun.  

Hudson was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, reckless discharge of a firearm, no Firearm Owner’s Identification Card and resisting a peace officer. Hudson was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.  

Carbondale Police continue to investigate this incident.