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Murphysboro Man Charged in Tuesday Morning Shooting in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – A Murphysboro man is facing gun charges after Carbondale Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1400 block of East Main Street just after 10 Tuesday morning.

According to a Carbondale Police press release, when officers arrived they found two victims with gunshot wounds. Everyone involved were acquaintances involved in a personal dispute. Both victims were taken by ambulance to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment.  

Detectives arrested 33-year-old Darius Estes of Murphysboro and charged him with aggravated unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use of weapons by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm and armed habitual criminal. Carbondale Police say the shooting remains under investigation.

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