Two Carbondale Residents Arrested on Gun Charges

Two Carbondale Residents Arrested on Gun Charges

CARBONDALE – Two Carbondale residents are facing charges after Carbondale Police responded to the 600 block of E. Main St. regarding a report of shots fired just after 1:30 p.m. Monday.

An investigation led to the arrests of 25-year-old Tevin D. Kirby for aggravated discharge of a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and 23-year-old Alexsia L. Higgins for reckless discharge of a firearm, child endangerment and a Jackson County warrant for failure to appear in court on the original charge of assault.

According to a Carbondale Police press release, officers learned several shots were fired from a vehicle at a victim, who was walking in the 600 block of E. Main St. The vehicle fled from the area and was quickly located by officers in the 500 block of S. Ash St.

Kirby and Higgins were lodged in the Jackson County Jail. There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

Anyone with further information about the incident is encouraged to contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS. The investigation is ongoing.