Shooting

Man Found Dead After Shooting in Mt. Vernon

May 13, 2020
Mt Vernon Police Department

One man is dead after a shooting at home in Mt. Vernon Wednesday. 

Carbondale Police Wanted for Weekend Shooting

Apr 29, 2020
Carbondale Police Department

Carbondale Police are searching for a man involved in a weekend shooting and traffic crash. 

Police say 23 year old Shephen  Moultire of Carbondale is wanted for aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of weapons by a felon. 

Carbondale Police are investigating two separate shootings. 

Carbondale Police are investigating a homicide.

After a weekend that saw two fatal shootings, Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry and City Manager Gary Williams talk with WSIU's Jennifer Fuller about the city's image, as well as how to address violent crime.

The Herrin Area Historical Society is sponsoring a guest lecture on Friday April 12th, 2019 at 2:00PM at the Herrin City Library.

One person is in jail, and another is hospitalized, after a shooting in Marion Sunday.

Carbondale Police Investigate Weekend Shooting

Aug 27, 2018

Early Saturday morning Carbondale Police say a man arrived at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Authorities say the victim is a 27-year-old man from Chicago.

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Carbondale Police

No injuries were reported after gunfire early Sunday morning in the 500 block of South Illinois Avenue in Carbondale.

Two men were shot late Sunday night and early Monday morning in two separate incidents in Carbondale.

Police say at around 11:25 p.m., they responded to the 1200 block of North Bridge Street after a report of shots fired. Officers learned that a white vehicle left the area at a high rate of speed prior to officers arriving.

Carbondale Police are investigating after two people were shot on East Mill Street just before midnight Thursday.

Investigators say one of the victims - 35 year old Brandon Brooks of Carbondale - was killed, and another has been transferred to a St. Louis hospital for treatment.

A person is in custody following a shooting in Gallatin County.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Department says it received a dispatch from Saline County 911 Tuesday afternoon around 3:30 about a shooting on Buffalo Road, just south of Omaha.

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Mt. Vernon Police

One of the four men accused in the 2011 killing of a Mt. Vernon cab driver has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department says 25-year-old Mark Taylor of Mt. Vernon will be sentenced to prison in the shooting death of 75-year-old Charles Ellis.

Published reports say one person is in custody after a shooting at Mattoon High School Wednesday morning.

Carbondale Police are looking for suspects and answers after a shooting Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say five people were shot, one of them fatally, in two separate overnight shootings within minutes of each other in Champaign.

Less than 12 hours after responding to a shooting, Carbondale Police were called to another incident Saturday.

Carbondale Police are investigating another shooting.

Investigators say the victim showed up in the emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Saturday night, needing treatment for a gunshot wound.

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Carbondale Police

Authorities have identified their primary suspects in Sunday morning's shooting on West Walnut Street in Carbondale.

Carbondale Police are investigating another shooting - this time at the Evolve apartment complex on South Illinois Avenue.

Carbondale Police have arrested a man they believe is connected to a deadly shooting early Sunday morning.

Officers say 21-year-old Dwayne Dunn of St. Louis has been taken into custody and charged with reckless discharge of a firearm. The police department is attempting to locate two others, who are believed to be the primary suspects. 

President Obama gave impassioned remarks Thursday calling for stricter gun laws following a deadly shooting in Oregon. He spoke for just over 10 minutes, excoriating Congress for refusing to pass gun reform legislation. He also called on state legislatures and governors to act and on regular Americans to "think about how they can get our government to change these laws," which, he said, "will require a change of politics on this issue."

Marion County Coroner Troy Cannon has released the identity of the man killed in a Sunday night shooting in Centralia.

Illinois State Police have released the name of the man killed in a standoff with police Thursday in southern Illinois.