Suspect Sought in Weekend Shooting in Carbondale

Oct 22, 2019

Carbondale Police are searching for a suspect in a weekend shooting incident.

Officers say 38-year-old Antonio Watson of Carbondale got into an altercation along with two other men in the 600 block of West Main Street shortly before dawn on Sunday.

During the altercation, Watson shot the victim and then fled the area along with the other two suspects.  The victim received treatment at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for non-life-threatening injuries.

Watson is wanted on a warrant for Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the incident or the whereabouts of Watson is encouraged to contact the Carbondale Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.