Tinsley Taken Into Custody


By WSIL Manager

CARBONDALE -- A Carbondale teen wanted for a shooting near Rebound school has been taken into custody.

Omari Tinsley, 18, was arrested around 5 p.m. Thursday at an apartment complex on East Walnut Street in Carbondale.

Tinsley is charged with attempted first degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm for the Jan. 27 shooting outside Rebound, an alternative school in Carbondale.

Police said one person, the father of a Rebound student, was injured and received treatment at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.  

A second teen, a 17-year-old, was also arrested in connection with the shooting shortly after it happened.



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