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Shooting scene

Police work in the area of East Waggoner Street and North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

DECATUR — Police are seeking the suspect in a shooting in the 500 block of East Waggoner Street, Sgt. Adam Jahraus confirmed Wednesday night. 

A male victim was taken to Decatur Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle with injuries not thought to be life-threatening, Jahraus said. Police were sent to the scene at 9:13 p.m. 

Shortly before 9:30 p.m., officers had blocked off an area near East Waggoner Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and appeared to be sweeping yards in the area for evidence. 

Jahraus said a description of the suspect was not immediately available Wednesday night. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Decatur Police Department Crime Stoppers at 217-423-8477 (TIPS).


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