Carbondale Police investigating armed home invasion

Police in Carbondale are investigating an armed home invasion. During which, police say, the victim and suspect fought and the suspects gun went off.

According to a news release, it happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday at a home in 1900 block of North Illinois Avenue.

At the scene, police learned that an armed suspect wearing a ski mask forced his way into the home. The suspect then made threats against the residents and then fought with a resident. During that fight the suspect’s gun fired. And then the suspect fled. No one was injured as a result of the gun shot. However one resident of the home was treated for minor injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Carbondale Police.