Oreana- At approximately 11:33am Thursday Macon County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to an address on East South Street in Oreana for a report of shots fired in the area. Responding deputies located a 49-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his side. The male was transported to a local hospital and treated for his injuries. The Macon County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information about a red pickup truck that was possibly involved in the incident (pictures attached). If you have information about the vehicle or persons associated with the vehicle please contact the Macon County dispatch center at 217-424-1078. The Crimestoppers hotline can also be called at 217-423-8477. The Macon County Sheriff’s Office considers anyone associated with this vehicle to be armed and dangerous. Please do not approach the vehicle or persons in or around the vehicle if it is seen.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Macon County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau. Further information will be released as the investigation continues.