Early morning shooting


DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Authorities say a gunshot victim is fighting for his life. Police responded to the 1200-block of East Olive about 3 am, Wednesday.

A 25-year old man arrived at the hospital with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the stomach and was airlifted to a Springfield hospital. Detectives and the Crime Scene Unit are conducting interviews and processing the scene as the investigation continues.

One neighbor say the shots woke her up. Another neighbor says she didn’t hear the commotion, but a bullet went through her home.

There are evidence markers on the ground and police were looking at a parked motorcycle and talking to the people in the house where it was parked.

Anyone with information should contact police or Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward of up to $500.

Macon County Crime Stoppers
(217) 423 – TIPS
Decatur Police Department Detective Bureau
(217) 424 – 2734

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