Murphysboro Man Charged in Tuesday Carbondale Shooting

Murphysboro Man Charged in Tuesday Carbondale Shooting

CARBONDALE – A Murphysboro man is facing gun charges after Carbondale Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1400 block of East Main Street just after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

According to a Carbondale Police press release, detectives arrested 33-year-old Darius Estes of Murphysboro and charged him with aggravated unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use of weapons by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm and armed habitual criminal.

The release stated when officers arrived, they found two victims with gunshot wounds. Everyone involved were acquaintances involved in a personal dispute. Both victims were taken by ambulance to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for treatment.

Police said the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Carbondale Police Department at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS.

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