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Murphysboro Man Charged in Friday Morning Stabbing in Carbondale

Commadore Jackson (Photo: Carbondale Police)

CARBONDALE – A Murphysboro man has been arrested and charged in a reported stabbing that allegedly took place in the 500 block of South Illinois Avenue in Carbondale early Friday morning.

According to Carbondale Police, officers responded to the area and found an adult man with multiple non-life-threatening stab wounds. The man was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for medical treatment. Officers later identified the suspect as 30-year-old Commadore D. Jackson of Murphysboro. 

Jackson fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Murphysboro police officers later located Jackson and arrested him. The investigation revealed the incident stemmed from a mutually agreed upon fight.

Jackson was charged with Unlawful Use of Weapon by a Felon and Aggravated Battery. Jackson was lodged in the Jackson County Jail. No other victims were located.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Carbondale Police at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.