Carrier Mills man facing unlawful possesion of firearm in Carbondale

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – A Carrier Mills man faces an unlawful possession of a firearm charge after Carbondale police responded to a call of shots fired early Sunday morning.

Kyle M. Day, 31, of Carrier Mills faces a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm.

Carbondale police officers responded to the 600 block of East Park Street at 3:42 a.m. on Sunday, April 23 after receiving a report of shots fired.

As officers arrived, several vehicles were leaving the area. An unknown male was seen hiding a backpack under a car prior to entering a home, according to the Carbondale Police Department.

Officers recovered the backpack and found it contained a firearm.

Officers located the Day as the suspect.

He was taken to the Jackson County Jail.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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