Carbondale Police Search for Shooting Suspect

Sep 7, 2017

Carbondale Police are searching for a suspect accused of firing gunshots into a residence late Monday night.

Officers say 30-year-old Dennis Higgins, Jr. of Carbondale is charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Felon in Possession of a Weapon. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane just before Midnight on Monday where they determined occupants of a residence had been in an argument with acquaintances.

During the course of the argument, a man, believed to be Higgins, Jr., brandished a firearm and shot in the direction of one of the occupants, then fled the area in a vehicle.

There have been no reported injuries as a result of this incident and the investigation is continuing.