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Carbondale police are investigating an incident in which multiple shots were fired early Saturday morning on West College Street.

According to a news release from the City of Carbondale Police department, officers were on foot at 2:51 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of West College Street when they heard multiple gunshots to the east of their location.

Through their investigation, they learned the gunshots came from the 600 block of West College Street.

Witnesses at the scene provided differing descriptions of the suspect. According to one description, the suspect was a black male wearing all gray. According to another description, the suspect was wearing all red.

No arrests have been made, and there have been no reported injuries.

The Southern Illinois University Police Department assisted in the call.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-2677.

— The Southern



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