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

On July 13th at approximately 2:00 P.M.  Decatur Police responded to St. Mary’s Hospital in reference to a gunshot victim who just arrived.  This victim was a 12-year-old who had life threatening injuries.

Through an investigation, officers were able to determine the shooting occurred near the intersection of E William / N East Street.   Numerous shell casings along with a building that had damage by gun fire were observed near this intersection. 

If you have any information regarding this shooting, 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.