DECATUR -- The male victim of an early morning Sunday shooting in Decatur continues to recover as police search for the suspect they said pulled the trigger.
The 34-year-old victim had suffered wounds initially described as life-threatening around 3:15 a.m. in the 1000 block of East Main Street. Decatur police Detective Sgt. Steve Carroll said Thursday that the victim, who had been taken to HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital and then transferred to HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, was now “doing OK”.
Police continue their search for Cory J. Marquis, 30, who is being sought on a preliminary charge of attempted murder.