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


On July 24th, 2022, at approximately 3:45 P.M. Decatur police responded to the 1100 block of E Leafland in reference to a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and observed an individual with injuries to his hand and arm from gun fire. 

Officers spoke to the victim who advised he was walking in the street when he heard 3–4-gun shots coming from the north. After the shots were fired, the victim felt pain in his hand and arm and realized he was injured. The victim had no suspect information.


Officers spoke to numerous individuals on scene who heard the shooting but had no other relevant information. 


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.