Police responded to that area and found an adult male with a serious gunshot wound. He was transported to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment.
The investigation revealed a fight happened between a group of known acquaintances and one of the persons involved shot the victim. The suspect in this shooting has been identified as 38-year-old Theras Kejuan Heard of Carbondale. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Heard for charges of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. Heard should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about this incident or the location of Heard should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS.
The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.