Antonio Watson

Antonio D. Watson, age 38, of Carbondale.

Carbondale Police are seeking Antonio Watson, 38, on suspicion that he shot another man during an altercation in the 600 block of West Main Street, according to a news release from the Carbondale Police Department.

Officers responded Sunday to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in the early morning in reference to a gunshot victim.

Their investigation indicated the male victim had been shot by Watson, an acquaintance of his, after an altercation that also involved two other male suspects.

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The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Watson and the other men fled the area after the shooting, the release indicates, and is now sought on charges of unlawful use of weapons by a felon, and is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about Watson or the incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers a 549-COPS (2677).

— The Southern

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