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DECATUR — Police are investigating after a 24-year-old man was killed in Decatur on Saturday night.

Sgt. Steve Carroll said police were sent to the 1100 block of East Cantrell Street around 5 p.m. Saturday about a person having been shot. When they arrived, they found the victim in a parking lot on the south side of the street. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

Police are investigating leads, interviewing witnesses and processing evidence, Carroll said. The man's name will be released after his family is notified.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Decatur Police Department at (217) 424-2711 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 423-TIPS (8477).

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