Texas man charged with firing gun in Carbondale

A Texas man was arrested in Carbondale early Sunday morning.

The Carbondale Police Department says around 3:24 a.m., officers were called to the 400 block of East Hester Street on reports on shots fired.

Officers say they learned a man was armed with a handgun in the 400 block of East Mill Street and that multiple shots had been fired.

36-year-old Timothy Walker of Sugarland, Texas, was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm.

He was taken to the Jackson County Jail.

An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200.

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