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Police searching for suspect in Carbondale shooting

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A warrant has been issued for a suspect in a shooting that happened in Carbondale, Illinois, Tuesday night, according to police.

Carbondale police say detectives have an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Daniel Holmes of Carbondale charging aggravated battery with a firearm. Police say Holmes is suspected of shooting a 19-year-old Florissant, Missouri, man at an apartment complex in the 700 block of South Illinois Avenue in Carbondale. The shooting happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The teen was shot once in the lower back, police say, and treated at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. They say the injury was not life threatening. Officers say the victim and Holmes were visiting people they knew in an apartment at the complex when the two had a dispute that led to the shooting.

Police say Holmes' location is not yet known, and he should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have information on where he is, you can call the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200.

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