The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.


On November 27th at approximately 2:30 A.M. Decatur Police responded to the south alley of the 1600 block of E William in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival officers observed a gun shot victim with a non-life-threatening injury to their leg.  The victim was unable to provide any suspect information regarding this shooting.

Officers observed numerous shell casings in this alley and recovered a firearm. 

Officers spoke to a witness who advised an older model “army green” 4-door van was possibly involved as it drove away N/B on 17th, directly after the shooting.  A witness also observed an individual dressed in all black color clothing run directly towards this van right after the shots were fired. 


If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  You do not have to give your name.  Crime Stoppers will pay $500 or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week.  Thank you.