(Decatur, IL) – Just before 3:30 a.m. on Monday morning, Decatur Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Cassell Court on a report of shots fired and a victim down. Once officers arrived on scene they found a 29-year-old Decatur resident who had been shot, laying in the street. EMS was called to the scene, but the victim had died.
Detectives were called in to process the scene for evidence and conduct interviews with witnesses. The Coroner’s office will release the victim’s name following family notification. At this time, no further information will be released.
Anyone who may have information about this murder is encouraged to contact the Decatur Police Department at 424-2734 or Crimestoppers at 423-TIPS.