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Shooting homicide leads to multi-vehicle crash

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Police identify one of the shooting victims as Brandon Brooks, 35. Brooks died from his injuries. Police identify one of the shooting victims as Brandon Brooks, 35. Brooks died from his injuries.
Shattered glass from a vehicle window pierced by bullets in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 400 block of east Mill. Shattered glass from a vehicle window pierced by bullets in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 400 block of east Mill.

UPDATE 12PM:

Carbondale Police have released the name of one of the shooting victims from late Thursday night. 

One victim is identified as Brandon L. Brooks, age 35 of Carbondale. Brooks did not survive the injuries he received as a result of the incident. The name of the second victim is not being released at this time. The incident appears to be a dispute between acquaintances.

No other information is available for release at this time. The investigation is currently active.

ORIGINAL STORY:

CARBONDALE -- Police are investigating after one person is dead and another is in the hospital after a shooting.

Officers say around 11:26 p.m. on Thursday, they responded to reports of gunshots in the 400 block of E. Mill St. 

After an investigation, they found two victims, and one person had been fatally shot. The other had life-threatening injuries and was taken to a St. Louis hospital.

The victim with life-threatening injuries was involved in a crash at the intersection of West Main Street and North Illinois Avenue while driving to the hospital to treat their gunshot wounds.

The people involved in the crash suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Right now, no gunshot victims are being identified, and an investigation is currently underway.

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