CARBONDALE — A 25-year-old man was fatally shot early Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of North Illinois Avenue, the Carbondale Police Department said in a news release.
Carbondale police responded to a report of shots fired, and a person injured, at 12:21 a.m. When police arrived, they found the man, whose name is being withheld pending family notification, unresponsive on the pavement in front of the residence. He had been shot multiple times, police said.
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Officers, along with personnel from the Jackson County Ambulance and Carbondale Fire Department, attempted life-saving measures, but were unable to save him.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A homicide investigation is ongoing, with assistance from the Jackson County Coroner's Office and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200, the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 618-549-2677, or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at 618-687-2677.
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