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East Wood Street shooting under investigation, Decatur police say

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DECATUR — Police say two vehicles were observed leaving the scene of a shooting that took place around 11 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of East Wood Street. 

Decatur police Sgt. Steve Carroll said a maroon Chrysler 300 and a white Jeep Cherokee were seen leaving the area "at a high rate of speed." 

Police said a house was struck by gunfire, but none of the people inside were injured.

Carroll said a warrant was executed on a residence in the area and a handgun was recovered. Shell casings of two different calibers were found during an investigation in the area, according to police.

The shooting remained under investigation as of Wednesday evening. 


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Contact Garrett Karsten at (217) 421-6949. Follow him on Twitter: @GarrettKarsten

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