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A Murphysboro man is convicted in a 2021 stabbing incident in Carbondale

Commodore Jackson Mug Shot
Jackson County State's Attorney
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Jackson County State's Attorney
Commodore Jackson has been convicted of a 2021 stabbing incident in Carbondale.

A Murphysboro man has been convicted in a stabbing incident in Carbondale last fall.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 40-year-old Commodore Jackson was found guilty of four counts of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, one count of Aggravated Battery Causing Great Bodily Harm and one count of Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon.

In the early morning hours of November 5, officers with the Carbondale Police Department responded to a brutal stabbing behind a bar on Illinois Avenue in Carbondale. They found a man bleeding profusely from multiple stab wounds. The victim was later transferred to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and treated for multiple lacerations and stab wounds.

The investigation determined the victim, a 37-year-old Carbondale man, had been at the bar with friends celebrating a birthday. Jackson joined the group and created an incident. Video surveillance shows the two men exiting the bar when Jackson violently assaults him with a knife.

Jackson will be sentenced on June 2.

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