Carbondale P.D. Investigating Gun-Related Incident

Carbondale P.D. Investigating Gun-Related Incident

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating a Wednesday evening gun-related incident.

According to a release from the Carbondale Police Department, at approximately 7:17 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of S. Illinois Ave. in reference to a report of an unlawful use of weapons. Upon arrival, officers were advised a male on a bicycle was confronted by two unknown white males in a red car on W. Cherry St. between the 300 and 500 blocks.

One of the males exited the front passenger seat area of the car, displayed a handgun, and threatened to harm the male on the bicycle, who then fled from the suspects. The suspects drove away from the area south bound. No shots were fired and no injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.

Those with information about the incident are encouraged to contact the police department at 457-3200.