UPDATE: Suspect Sought in Rebound Shooting

Jan 27, 2014

Carbondale Community High School's Rebound program locates on North Oakland Avenue.
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Carbondale Police are looking for the suspect linked to Monday's shooting at an alternative school.

Investigators say one person was shot just outside the entrance to Rebound, a program located on the old Carbondale High School campus on North Oakland Avenue.

An arrest warrant has been issued for 18-year old Omari Tinsley. Tinsley faces attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm, and aggravated discharge of a firearm charges.

Tinsley is described as a black man, roughly 5'9", weighing 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and white camouflage pants, and shoulder-length dreadlock hair.

The victim in the shooting was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with what police call a "potentially life-threatening" gunshot wound. He is the father of a student at Rebound. A 17-year old was held for questioning in the incident, which put the school on lockdown yesterday while police restored security.


Carbondale Police say one juvenile is in custody following a shooting Monday at Carbondale Community High School’s Rebound school.

The Rebound program is located at the old high school campus on North Oakland Avenue.    Police responded to the school around noon after a report of gun shots.  One adult male was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.  Police say they are still looking for another suspect.

Carbondale Community High School officials placed the main campus on East Walnut Street on lock-down for a period of time this afternoon.  A school official said the lock down was a safety precaution but would not confirm if the action was related to the shooting at Rebound.  An investigation continues.

Carbondale Community High School’s Rebound program provides alternative education for students 16-years  and older who need to complete their secondary education.