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One Injured in Early Sunday Morning Shooting in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting.

According to Carbondale Police, officers heard gunshots being fired in the area of the 600 block of South Illinois Avenue around 2:20 a.m.

Officers saw a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed northbound from the area traveling to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Officers met with the occupants of the vehicle who claimed unknown persons started shooting at them. A black male adult in the car had sustained one non-life-threatening injury from a gunshot. He was treated and released.  

The investigation revealed two groups of people exchanged gunfire causing injury to one of the members of the groups.

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