JACKSON COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Robert Delmore, of Carbondale, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday morning fatal shooting in Jackson County.

Rob Delmore, 26, was fatally shot in Carbondale early Saturday morning.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in the 800 block of East Grand Avenue, Carbondale, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. When they arrived, Delmore was found in an apartment suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Delmore was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries at the scene.

No suspect or motive information was provided by officials as of Sunday morning.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with possible information related to the case should contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at 618-549-2121.


Geo quick facts: Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois with a population of 52,974 at the 2020 census. Its county seat is Murphysboro, and its most populous city is Carbondale, home to the main campus of Southern Illinois University – Wikipedia.