Two Arrested, Incl. Juvenile After Shots Fired in Carbondale Wednesday Night

Two Arrested, Incl. Juvenile After Shots Fired in Carbondale Wednesday Night

CARBONDALE – Two people were arrested and charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of weapons after Carbondale police responded to the 300 block of S. Crestview St. in reference to a report of shots fired just after 11 Wednesday night.

According to a press release, upon arrival officers learned the suspects, 18-year-old Victor J. Riley of Du Quoin and a male juvenile from Carbondale, fired shots at the victim before fleeing the area. Police later found the suspects and arrested them.

Riley is being held in the Jackson County Jail, with the juvenile at a juvenile detention facility. No injuries were reported.

Those with information regarding the incident should contact Carbondale police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS.