Gun Charges Due for Carbondale Man Who Fled Police Monday

Gun Charges Due for Carbondale Man Who Fled Police Monday

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.

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