Authorities search for Murphysboro man wanted in double shooting

JACKSON COUNTY — A 26-year-old Murphysboro man is being sought in connection with a shooting incident early Monday morning that sent two to the hospital with injuries.

Juwan Jackson (Source: JCSO0
Juwan Jackson
(Source: JCSO0

Juwan K. Jackson is wanted on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm, armed violence, and unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver.

A warrant has been issued for Jacksons’ arrest.  According to police, when they arrived at a home in the Shomaker Drive area around 1:30 Monday morning, they discovered an individual had been shot in the head.

That person was transported to an area hospital before being transferred to a St. Louis area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Another person was also injured in the shooting, but was taken by private vehicle to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

If you know where Juwan Jackson might be or have information that could help, you are asked to immediately contact your local law enforcement agency.