CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man is facing gun charges after Carbondale Police responded to a report of a man firing a handgun at a home in the 300 block of West Cherry Street and fleeing on a bicycle Monday afternoon.
Officers responded to the area found the suspect, 56-year-old Thomas Hudson, riding a bicycle in the area. Thomas initially resisted officers’ efforts to stop him, but he was taken into custody without further incident. Hudson was found to be in possession of a handgun.
Hudson was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, reckless discharge of a firearm, no FOID card and resisting a peace officer. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.
Carbondale Police said an investigation is ongoing.