Carbondale police look for man wanted for hitting person with gun

Marshaun D. Williams (Source: Carbondale Police Department)
Marshaun D. Williams (Source: Carbondale Police Department)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – Carbondale police are looking for a Marion, Ill. man after police say he hit a person with a firearm.

Marshaun D. Williams, 29, of Marion, faces charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

Williams is considered armed and dangerous. He also has active warrants from Jackson County for failure to appear, felony drug possession and failure to appear criminal damage to property.

Carbondale police responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane on Aug. 25 around 12:12 a.m.

Officers learned Williams struck the victim with the firearm he had in his hand.

During the ensuing commotion, Williams ran from the area.

The victim declined transportation to the emergency room and opted to seek out treatment for the injury at a later time.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about this or the whereabouts of Williams is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. Tipsters can also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677).

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