CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police said a SIU student was shot and killed at a home where a party took place over the weekend.
According to police, officers responded to the 500 block of West Cherry Street in response to shots being fired at the home early Sunday morning. SIU students and non-students attended the party.
Officers found a gunshot victim and attempted life resuscitation measures. The victim, an SIU student, was later pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Their name is not being released until family members are notified.
While officers were at the hospital, three other victims came into the emergency department on their own from the same location with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. They are not being identified at this time and are not associated with SIU.
No suspect information is available at this time. SIU Police are assisting with the investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident or anyone who attended the party should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS.