Fatal shooting investigated as murder

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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — A man authorities expected to survive a weekend shooting has succumbed to his injuries.

Marcel Whitfield, 32, was shot in the chest and thigh early Sunday morning outside Feeling Lucky in the 3700-block of North Woodford. Police say Whitfield was shot while sitting in his vehicle and stumbled into the business to seek help.

Officials are investigating the case as a murder, but no details about a suspect have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

Decatur & Macon County Crime Stoppers  
(217) 423 – TIPS
Text: DPD333 + info to CRIMES (274637)

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