Carbondale Shooting, Chase Ends in Crash Monday Night

Carbondale Shooting, Chase Ends in Crash Monday Night

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police said a shooting and high-speed chase ended in a single-vehicle crash Monday night on North Illinois Avenue near Charles Road.

Police said during the investigation, officers learned a white Chevrolet Malibu and a black Dodge Charger were traveling east on West Walnut Street when someone in the Malibu reportedly fired shots from the vehicle toward someone in the Charger.

A high speed chase then ensued between the driver of the Malibu and the driver of the Charger. The chase continued north on North Illinois Avenue and ended with the Malibu crashing south of Charles Road.

After the crash, three people in the Malibu fled on foot to the east and the driver of the Charger drove away southbound on North Illinois Avenue.  

Police said an investigation is ongoing.