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Marion Man Facing Charges after Allegedly Shooting Known Acquaintance

Shai A. Schauf (Photo: Carbondale Police)

CARBONDALE/MARION – A Marion man is facing charges in connection with an early Monday morning shooting in Carbondale.

According to Carbondale Police, around 3:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a gunshot victim in the 300 block of South Birchlane Drive. Officers learned several shots were fired by the suspect from a vehicle which struck the victim, as well as some parked vehicles in the area. The victim was transported to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and treated for a non-life-threatening injury.  

During the course of the investigation, the suspect was identified as 27-year-old Shai A. Schauf of Marion, who is a known acquaintance of the victim.  

Late Monday night, the Marion Police Department located Schauf at his home and officers detained him for the investigating officers. Schauf was arrested for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon and Criminal Damage to Property. Schauf was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.  

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS.

The investigation into the incident continues.