At approximately 9: 00 PM Friday night, Officers were investigating an audible alarm at a residence in the 200 block of East Grand Avenue. While on scene, information was gained that a subject was inside the residence and may need medical assistance. The subject fired shots inside the residence before officers entered the house. The officers secured the residence and the Decatur Police Department Emergency Response Team was summoned to mitigate the situation.
The subject in the residence fired shots again at approximately 5:30 am this morning. At approximately 10:00 am this morning, officers were able to take the subject into custody. The subject was taken to a local hospital for a medical evaluation and will be facing criminal charges relating to firing and possessing a firearm. Police Officers and the subject were uninjured. The Decatur Police Department Investigations Bureau is completing the investigation.