Shootings

Carbondale Police are investigating an aggravated battery which occurred at 10:30 Thursday night. 

Police were called to the 900 block of West Sycamore after a report of a person receiving a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

A Jackson County jury returned guilty verdicts on a Carbondale man for his involvement in a shooting incident last summer.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says the jury convicted 32-year-old Dennis Higgins, Jr. on Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon.

Police in southeast Missouri say five people have been injured in a shooting inside a Cape Girardeau banquet hall.

KFVS reports the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday at The River center.

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Carbondale Police

Carbondale Police have identified the person killed in a shooting incident earlier this week.

Officers say he is 25-year-old Cordell Johnson of Cairo.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal shooting near Carbondale on New Year's Day.

Mt Vernon Police are investigating a shooting... it happened Monday afternoon in the 1700-block of South 12th Street.

Police say they received the call shortly after 3-pm.  Two people were shot. Police say both suspects were taken from the scene to an area hospital.

After two fatal shootings in the Carbondale, Police are increasing foot patrols as well as increasing patrols in squad cars.

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Carbondale Police

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.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

A jury has found a Carbondale man guilty in a shooting incident earlier this year.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 28-year-old Jody Pullen faces a potential sentence of 31 to 55 years in prison.

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Carbondale Police

A second person has been arrested for his involvement in a shooting incident September 14th in Carbondale.

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Cape Girardeau Police Dept.

A 15-year-old girl is dead and another wounded after a shooting in the southern portion of Cape Girardeau.

Police say they arrested 29-year-old Isaiah Lane from St. Louis a few hours after the shooting, which happened around 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

Carbondale Police still have little information on the suspects from a shooting incident last weekend.

Officers responded to a parking lot in the 300 block of South University Avenue at around 3:40 Saturday morning.

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Carbondale Police

A Carbondale man wanted in a shooting incident last month has been arrested in Ridgely, Tennessee.

Carbondale Police say 32-year-old Ricky Richardson is currently jailed in Lake County, Tennessee awaiting extradition to Illinois.

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Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

Mt. Vernon Police have identified a suspect in a shooting this past weekend.

Officers say 45-year-old Smith Moore III of Mt. Vernon is wanted in connection with a shooting in the 400 block of South 17th Street around 3 a.m. Saturday, April 13.

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Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

A suspect is in custody for a shooting incident in Mt. Vernon.

Mt. Vernon Police Officers and Jefferson County Deputies responded to a report of gunshots fired in the 500 block of South 15th street Wednesday. Officers arrived to find a vehicle in the street that had been hit by gunfire.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

A Murphysboro woman is headed to prison after violating her probation for a 2017 shooting incident.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

A Jackson County jury convicts a Carbondale man for his role in a shooting incident in 2017.

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Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

A Mt. Vernon man is accused of shooting two others at a local apartment complex.

Mt. Vernon Police say 26-year-old Kandy Collard is also charged with Home Invasion and two counts of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm in connection with the shooting at Garden Glen Apartments.

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Carbondale Police

One of two additional men wanted in connection to a shooting incident in Carbondale early Sunday morning is in custody.

Carbondale Police say 21-year-old Rahsaan Graham, Jr. of Murphysboro was arrested Wednesday in Murphysboro.

Carbondale Police say they don't suspect two shootings over the weekend are related.

The incidents sent two victims to St. Louis Hospitals, and happened hours apart... but investigators say there is no evidence the two are connected.

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Carbondale Police

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.

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Carbondale Police

A Carbondale man is facing charges of being a felon in possession of a handgun after a shooting incident at a local bar.

Officers say 32-year-old Jonathan Moore is charged with Unlawful Use of Weapon by a Felon for being in possession of a handgun. He has not yet been charged with the shooting at the Hollywood Lounge on West Jackson Street.

Carbondale Police say they're looking for suspects after a shooting at the Hollywood Lounge early Sunday morning.

A Herrin man is in custody after a deadly shooting.

Police say they responded to a Herrin residence shortly before 1 p.m. Friday after a report of a shooting.

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The shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice this morning was from the Metro East.

The Belleville News Democrat reports two days ago, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville posted an angry tweet about President Donald Trump on Facebook. He also worked on Bernie Sanders presidential campaign last year.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

One of the men involved in a fatal shooting incident last year on West Walnut Street in Carbondale has avoided prison time, at least for now.

Online court records show 22-year-old Dwayne Dunn was sentenced this week to 30 months' probation after pleading guilty to reckless discharge of a firearm.

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Carbondale Police

A Pulaski County man has been arrested in connection to a shooting this past weekend in Carbondale.

Carbondale Police say 24-year-old Devante Taylor of Olmsted is charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and No Valid Illinois Firearm Owner's ID.

Carbondale Police have released more information about a shooting last week.

Investigators say the victim and the suspect, who are acquaintances, were inside a hotel room at America's Best Value Inn late on the night of April 4th.

One man was injured in a shooting incident with Marion Police.

Officers say they were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of East Warder Street Wednesday night around 10:30 when 22-year-old Joshua Hamad shot at them from the vehicle.

From Europe to the Middle East and Asia, condemnation is nearly universal following the nightclub attack in Orlando, Florida by a man police say called 911 and declared is support for an Islamic State group leader.

WSIU's Brad Palmer talked with Travis Tucker, the staff adviser for the Saluki Rainbow network at SIU-C about how the shooting was especially personal for him and how the LGBTQ community is reacting.

 

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