At 10:45 A.M. on 2/4/24 Decatur Police officers responded to the Woodmound Plaza in reference a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival officers found a 28-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds. The male was transported to a local hospital for treatment, and he was listed in critical condition.
Officers and Detectives interviewed witnesses and processed the crime scene. The preliminary investigation indicates the victim and suspect had a brief argument which escalated to an exchange of gunfire between them. There is no indication that anyone else was injured in the incident. Detectives are actively investigating the case and are seeking an arrest warrant for the suspect.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Decatur Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (217) 424-2734 or Crimestoppers at (217)423-8477.