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Shooting investigation underway in Carbondale

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- Carbondale Police are investigating a shooting that took place Monday.

Around 5:50 p.m. Monday, officers responded to Memorial Hospital for a victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The victim reported walking near the intersection of North Pierce Street and East Burke Street, when they heard shots being fired somewhere in the area.

The victim was struck by the gunfire and ran to the hospital for treatment. They did not indicate if they were an intended target or not.

No other injuries or damage to property was reported as a result of the incident.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.  The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.

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Kenzie Dillow

Kenzie Dillow is the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at News 3 WSIL. She joined the team in 2016 as a video editor, moved into a Producer role in 2017 and took over the SMDCM position in 2021. Kenzie graduated from SIU Carbondale in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Sports Broadcasting and a minor in Advertising.

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