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


On July 31st, 2022 at approximately 2:00A.M. Decatur police responded to 2882 N Dineen in reference to a shooting. 


Upon arrival, officers located a deceased 14-year-old juvenile with an apparent gunshot wound.  Three additional gunshot victims were transported to Decatur Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Numerous shell casings were recovered, and several individuals have been interviewed reference this incident.


The Decatur Police believe there are several more witnesses who observed or have information regarding this homicide. The Police Department is asking these witnesses to come forward.  You can contact Det. St. Pierre or Det. Wrigley of the juvenile investigations at 217-424-2738.  If you wish to remain anonymous you may also call Crime Stoppers at 217-423-TIPS.  Crime stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2,500 if the information you provide leads to an arrest for this crime.