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Carbondale police seek suspect in Friday shooting


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Police are seeking information about a suspect wanted for shooting at a group of people Friday in Carbondale.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired at 11:17 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane, according to a news release from Carbondale police.

Investigators described the suspect as a black male with no shirt, light colored jeans, and white shoes. The suspect allegedly got into a dispute with a group of known acquaintances, according to the release.

The man walked away before returning a short time later to fire several shots at the group. The release said the man was then seen entering the rear passenger seat of a gray Dodge Avenger, which left in an unknown direction.

There were no injuries reported and anyone with information is asked to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.

— The Southern

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